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May I be happy

Posted 17th April 2014 at 08:18 by Star Rainbow

I'm waiting for a juicy blog title to emerge/descend, arrive wheresover those inspired thoughts originate.

Awesome title of a book by an American yoga practitioner, Cyndi Lee: May I be happy. Man, that is a great title; part of a well known Buddhist aphorism : May I be happy, may I be whole, may I be at peace.

In metta - loving kindness meditations, this compassionate thought first seeded in the self is then extended beyond: May you be happy, may you be well etc....
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anyone ever just let themselves go completly because of SA?

Posted 27th January 2012 at 01:10 by mhealer3

I've done that a number of times. Stopped shaving, didn't shower or wash my hair. Ate like a pig, drank too much alcohol, went to bed very late and got up late. Festered away basically. It was strangely therapeutic at times. An abandonment of having to care. Maybe it gave me space to just be.
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thanks 4 that
i'm glad you spin it so that people don't feel condemned
for 'zoning-out' awhile.

it's a lovely way of saying that we needn't have guilt for halted routines.
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Does anyone actually hate themselves...I mean everything about themselves?

Posted 29th December 2011 at 02:34 by mhealer3

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i'm happy with myself, but this is recent.
most of my life i ran from the shame i felt inside.
i had 2 be busy because it distracted me from feeling desperately lost.

the way i got from hating myself to liking myself was-- by forgiving myself.
i heard that God 4gave all my sins in JC, and i was glad to embrace that good news.
since i learned that God loved me, i have become more & more free.
yes, it took 40 years, but i
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