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Our Situation on Earth

On Jun 12, 2006 Viral wrote:

  • We had a great session last week, with Thanksgiving theme. Lot of can't be expressed but below are some notes anyhow. :) At the end, we all crayoned our top-five thankfulness items, put our addresses on the back and randomly redistributed the cards. Each person, then, is to mail that card at a random time throughout the next year, as reminder of thankfulness.

  • Interesting state to be a loner and still connected.
  • More aware you become, more interconnected life is.
  • I'm thankful for my ability to give thanks.
  • I'm thankful for bonds that form instantly -- like my niece.
  • I'm thanful for suffering loss of my grandma.
  • I'm thankful to hug my brother when my grandfather passed away, en route to his connecting flight, at the airport.
  • Rumi quote: let the beauty we love be what we do.
  • Another Rumi quote: sell your cleverness and purchase bewilderment.
  • Enlightenment poem by Ragu
  • I'm thankful for being able to make others thank me. :)
  • I'm thankful to einstein and that I'm not alone.
  • For the first time in ten years our family was together at grandma's funeral. I'm grateful that she was giving even in her death.
  • When I read this book, I saw that Einstein was really big into the fact that everyone contributes to his achievements.
  • I'm thankful that others are honest about their emotions.
  • I'm thankful to all who make me be more real, for uncertainties and family and friends that keep me strong.
  • The quote brought a smile to my place. start: we're in a strange place; we don't know.
  • We build mental models and then write a rule base about it; gratitude comes from the same place -- we don't believe things should be as good as they are. Why not?
  • What makes the clock tick?
  • Sunday nights in Iowa are inspired by Wednesdays. Thanks.
  • Thankful for -- what every link and where it could take you.
  • I'm thankful that I feel connected.
  • This year, one of the things I'm grateful for is to bring service more in alignment with my life.
  • Einstein didn't believe in freedom of will? Interesting.
  • Have the humility to believe that you don't have the will to will whatever I want.
  • I'm thankful for my sister.
  • As a high schooler, I took at class at Stanford and realized it was unproctored. They just trusted us!
  • I'm thankful that I'm aware.
  • I'm thankful that Nipun lets me attend even when sometimes I forget to RSVP. :)
  • Where the fruit is attached is the wine, it's very bitter. Just like cucumber.
  • All of us were born of a union; we were made because there was love.

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