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#128318 - 09/18/06 04:40 PM just say no to grim
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Registered: 12/19/03
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Loc: Pasadena, CA
my life was very grim -
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laugh at it at it through tears -

if you must -

pray to the best god possible for each moment

apollo - mary mother of god - yahweh or buddha - christ -

i feel all of them are in us - somehow - and are a different part of being human.

and these powers can guide you -

- go crazy enough to shake it off -

but stay close enough to earth to keep talking.

- love those who love you despite faults

and make you feel ok to be yourself

despite a goof or insecurity

you are wonderful!

_________________________
"...do not look outside yourself for the leader."
-wisdom of the hopi elders

"...the sign of a true leader is service..." - anonymous



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#128319 - 09/18/06 05:34 PM Re: just say no to grim
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA
Mark,

Thanks for this. You point out a few basic realities that we often lose sight of in our pain and confusion. If we can regain contact with those realities we regain an ability to keep a sense of perspective - laugh at it through tears, as you put it.

We so need to keep this sense of perspective.

Much love,
Larry

_________________________
Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)

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