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The Grateful Thread
I am grateful for many things, but these I am grateful for most of all:
My life, for the air I breathe and the water I drink.
My wife, who supports me with every fiber of her being.
My children, who remind me daily that life is not all work.
My friends, who I share my support with and receive back in kind.
The great philosophers, leaders, and masters who have passed on, leaving a legacy to surpass.
The wise philosophers, leaders, and masters of the day, who have enough patience to teach and learn at the same time.
TOTJO, where I found there is no tunnel, let alone a light at the end of it.
You, whoever may be reading this, that you took the time to read this thread.
Take the time and give thanks to others!
The worship of the ancient golden calf (cf. Ex 32:1-35) has returned in a new and ruthless guise in the idolatry of money and the dictatorship of an impersonal economy lacking a truly human purpose.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
It helps to have a picture window that looks out on the Atlantic ocean, as well. Starting each day with a seaside sunrise and a cup of coffee, what more is there???
I give thanks to all that support me,
to everything that moves me,
to the trees, to the sea,
to the host of divinity.
In the flowers by the house
are the secrets that do abound,
see them on the holy mound,
beneath of which there is no sound.
I give thanks to all that sustain me,
everything I taste around me,
to the fruit in the trees,
to the voice of divinity.
In the tree beside the house
are the secrets that do abound,
running through the sacred ground,
making all their sacred sounds.
I tell you it is the way, my dear,
when the trees become our seers.
Real Name: Brian
Rite: Abrahmic with a touch of druidry
I am grateful for the eyes that I can see
the activities that can be done by me.
I am grateful for the ears that I may hear
the sobbing of those who need me near.
I am grateful for the lips that I might speak
words of comfort and peace to all who seek.
I am grateful for a mind that I might know
how to aid those who need me so.
I am gratedul for the hands that I might do
some arduous or simple task for you.
I am grateful for the ability to always pray
to give me strength and guidance everyday.
I am grateful for one thing, all else above
that I was given a heart, that I may love.
Joseph T. Renaldi
The Force is not about what you are wanting to achieve, it is about your ability to listen to the Universe, and answer its call!
I am a Jedi, My continuing goal is the balance of all things in life. It is to treat everyone with kindness and compassion.
I do not believe in social tolerance...I believe in mutual respect!
I don't tolerate you, I respect our differences, our similarities, and your right to whatever I have a right to.
Master: Grand Master Mark Anjuu
Apprentices who attained Knighthood: Arcade, J-Roz, JLSpinner
I'm grateful for steaming hot showers.
I'm grateful for wool socks.
I'm grateful for on-call mechanics who fixed the heat in my apartment this weekend.
I'm grateful that I have never been hungry because I couldn't afford food.
Per fraternitate consurgamus