Happy New Year!

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  1. namaste

    namaste Silver Meritorious Patron

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    H A P P Y N E W Y E A R ! !


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  2. Headend

    Headend Patron with Honors

    Ladies & Gentleman, you too Vinny

    To Arnie & everyone here at OCMB Happy Easter,

    Here's hoping 1982 is everything you wish for.

    From everyone at the Alzheimer's Society. :happydance:

    Pete

    I used to think i was indecisive but now I'm not so sure.
     
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  3. programmer_guy

    programmer_guy True Ex-Scientologist

    Happy New Year... from the left coast (me in SoCal). :thumbsup:
     
  4. Emma

    Emma Mother of Dragons Administrator

    Happy New Year Westcoasters!
     
  5. Alanzo

    Alanzo Sponsor

    Plop Plop
    Fizz Fizz
    Oh, What a Relief it is

    Happy New Year.
     
  6. Vinaire

    Vinaire Sponsor

    Happy New Year to Headend and Lionheart.

    Enough of horsing around for 2007.

    V.
     
  7. Headend

    Headend Patron with Honors

    Is that an olive branch I see waving in the distance? :happydance:
     
  8. Vinaire

    Vinaire Sponsor

    I just don't want to undermine anybody's physical or mental health.

    :D
     
  9. beyond_horizons

    beyond_horizons Patron Meritorious

    Happy 'You' Year ESMBrs and Lurkers everywhere! And to EMMA for keeping it all together!

    :clap: :grouphug:
     
  10. Voltaire's Child

    Voltaire's Child Fool on the Hill

    I hope it's a great year. I hope some more major strides are made against CofS.

    I hope that people personally do well and are happy. also.
     
  11. jodie

    jodie Patron with Honors

    Thanks, Claire. Same back at you, with interest! :)

    - jodie
     
  12. Voltaire's Child

    Voltaire's Child Fool on the Hill

    I hope this year that my job does not eat my brain.

    Har!
     
  13. Kerry

    Kerry Patron with Honors

    AH! HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEER'S THE NEW YEAR'S THREAD!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! AGAIN.

    :thewave:



    (We finally got our bandwidth back!) And I had some more time on my hands. Awful that stuff; really hard to wash off.)
     
  14. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    A bit of humour ( no offence intended)

    YEAR END SAYINGS OF A JEWISH BUDDHIST:



    The Tao does not speak.
    The Tao does not blame.
    The Tao does not take sides.
    The Tao has no expectations.
    The Tao demands nothing of others.
    The Tao is not Jewish.


    Breathe in.
    Breathe out.
    Breathe in.
    Breathe out.
    Forget this and attaining Enlightenment will be the least of your problems.

    If there is no self, whose arthritis is this?

    Be here now.
    Be someplace else later.
    Is that so complicated?

    Drink tea and nourish life;
    with the first sip, joy;
    with the second sip, satisfaction;
    with the third sip, peace;
    with the fourth, a Danish.

    Wherever you go, there you are.
    Your luggage is another story.

    Accept misfortune as a blessing.
    Do not wish for perfect health, or a life without problems.
    What would you talk about?

    There is no escaping karma.
    In a previous life,
    you never called,
    you never wrote,
    you never visited.
    And whose fault was that?

    Zen is not easy.
    It takes effort to attain nothingness.
    And then what do you have?
    Bupkis.

    Let your mind be as a floating cloud.
    Let your stillness be as a wooded glen.
    And sit up straight.
    You'll never meet the Buddha with such rounded shoulders.

    Deep inside you are ten thousand flowers.
    Each flower blossoms ten thousand times.
    Each blossom has ten thousand petals.
    You might want to see a specialist.

    Be aware of your body.
    Be aware of your perceptions.
    Keep in mind that not every physical sensation is a symptom of a terminal illness.

    The Torah says,
    Love your neighbour as yourself.
    The Buddha says,
    There is no self.
    So, maybe we're off the hook.
     
  15. Kerry

    Kerry Patron with Honors

    Hi Free! :)

    Those are hiARious! Love 'em. :yes: :happydance:

    And yes, the Sydney fireworks were spectacular! Best in the world I think, we watched a few countries ring in the New Year but of course did't see them all.
     
  16. petraph33

    petraph33 Patron with Honors


    Totally agree with you. I hope that this is the breakthrough year to stop the human rights violations and all those mad going on's inside those "churches" and ... Here's to a very happy new year to all those still in and those that made it out and all those that are still in but are looking to find out what is going on.
    Happy new year and lot's of love, friendship and happiness!! :happydance: :thumbsup:
     
  17. jodie

    jodie Patron with Honors

    :lol:

    - jodie
     
  18. Voltaire's Child

    Voltaire's Child Fool on the Hill

    Hilarious Jewish/Zen post. And so true!