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May 28, 2010

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mama p

Our best teacher is most intimate with who we truly are... and so many times over, at least it seems to me, that role is fitted by our own body. The thing I will carry with me from these posts is your noticing that "just when you thought everything was OK...", meaning, things had been going so well! and using that fine point to illustrate delusion. In the same vein, you know it really doesn't matter what your motives were. What I collect from the rendering of them is a gift from my own karma, no? That is one thing we can count on anyway, in all this honest sharing. (And the more honest, the better the gift, IMO.) Thanks, Barry :)

mama p

(ps, how 'bout this one?!
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/462252/3_legs_by_paul_linda_mccartney/

Barry Briggs

Thank you for your generous comment, Mama P - and also the Paul & Linda McCartney song, a new one to me!

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