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joanna
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Hello everyone

Post by joanna » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:42 pm

Hello, I am Joanna I live in Bedfordshire, England and I would just like to say hello to you all and thanks for having me. I am completely new to all of this, as I don't know anyone who I can ask about things it will be nice to read through posts and connect with others. Have a great day and thanks again for having me x

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Post by DNS » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:43 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Post by joanna » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:33 pm

Thank you David

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Post by retrofuturist » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:41 pm

Greetings Joanna,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
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Post by cooran » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:45 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

With metta,
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Re: Hello everyone

Post by Virgo » Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:02 am

Welcome Joanna. : )

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Post by LG2V » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:25 am

Welcome Joanna! :hello:


Metta,
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Post by Annis » Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:02 pm

Welcome Joanna! I registered here only a few weeks ago and it's amazing how others think like you. I feel comfortable here. :hug:

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Post by bodom » Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:11 pm

Welcome Joanna!

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To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: Hello everyone

Post by Still Searching » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:08 am

Welcome Joanna, I too live in Bedfordshire.
Which town do you live in?

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Re: Hello everyone

Post by SarathW » Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:46 am

:hello:
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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:55 am

Welcome to DW!
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Re: Hello everyone

Post by Ben » Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:00 am

Greetings Joanna and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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loud gush the streamlets,
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