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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #260 on: March 20, 2008, 07:51:02 am »
Br. Patrick thank you so much for the k.d. lang dvd. I watched all of it again last night, and was struck how t times she looks like Jake Gyllenhaal and sometimes like Kevin Spacey. Dng she can sing. When I think of how she snaped out of her industrial grundge punk phase I am so glad she did. What a waste of talent she could have been otherwise.


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« Reply #261 on: March 20, 2008, 08:40:49 am »
The Dawn is coming, Aurora
in lovely shades of pink and blue,
wisps of cloud hovering over the rooftops,
golden light filtering through my window,
the trees swaying in the breeze (I wish them well),
the birds flying amongst branch and fencepost,
roof and wall, heart and soul.
Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long.
Who cares where we go on this rugged old road
In a world that may say that we're wrong.

...Cause I know - A love that will never grow old.

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« Reply #262 on: March 20, 2008, 08:47:47 am »
Hope you have a wonderful day.

I am, I am~!

Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long.
Who cares where we go on this rugged old road
In a world that may say that we're wrong.

...Cause I know - A love that will never grow old.

Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin

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« Reply #263 on: March 20, 2008, 09:04:21 am »
I remember well the only time I have seen the northern lights.

We were outside, it was in cold weather and thought a house must be on fire nearby so we set out to see other peoples misery.

It always seemed to be just over the next hill, over the next rise, had to be. The idea of a fire passed out of mind but what was it? Finally we got to a place we could make out some undulating in the light in the shimmering red and it went on like a light bulb, it was the northern lights, this far south.

I remember my father talking about seeing them, back in the 1920s, perhaps it was the last time they had reached this far south. I wondered about the sound they made on the electromagnetic scale, and if someone at a polar station was listening to them.

It was a warm night and we got out and leaned against the front of the truck, and took in the show for a good while.  :)
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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #264 on: March 20, 2008, 02:58:23 pm »
I remember well the only time I have seen the northern lights.

It was a warm night and we got out and leaned against the front of the truck, and took in the show for a good while.  :)

The only time I have seen the Northern Lights was when I must have been about 10.  I grew up on a farm and my best friend & I watched the intense~! show until his parents made him go in for the night.  It must have been autumn because I remember I was wearing a light jacket.  Nobody cared how long I stayed up so I went into the field across the road from our farm and laid on the ground ..  for hours...   I was 10 in 1964 so maybe that is when you saw them too?

It was an intense visual display and I have never seen anything like it since.   At one point it looked as if 'someone' dumped a pail of red paint in the eastern sky and it 'spilled' rapidly to the west.  From what I understand 'red' is an unusual color for the aurora.  So the pictures above would be considered unusual.  Below is a more common manifestation of the lights.

I can definitely say that for me it was a Peak Spiritual Experience~!

{{{Cyberhugs}}} and I'm so glad you appreciate the VHS dub...

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Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #265 on: March 20, 2008, 08:52:25 pm »
Tell me about this kdlang video - i can find it at Netflix, maybe.  She's on tour right now for a new CD that looks terrific - I think I may have already missed the Seattle show.

Great pictures of the Northern Lights, too.  I've never seen them - maybe one day?

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #266 on: March 22, 2008, 03:09:46 am »





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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #267 on: March 24, 2008, 07:42:01 am »
!~Happy Easter To Everyone~!
Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long.
Who cares where we go on this rugged old road
In a world that may say that we're wrong.

...Cause I know - A love that will never grow old.

Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin

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« Reply #268 on: March 24, 2008, 07:55:16 am »
Tell me about this kdlang video - i can find it at Netflix, maybe

It's callled k.d. lang "Live By Request" and was cablecast on December 14, 2000 on the A&E Network.

It's available on DVD..     (PM me)

{{{Cyberhugs}}}

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Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long.
Who cares where we go on this rugged old road
In a world that may say that we're wrong.

...Cause I know - A love that will never grow old.

Gustavo Santaolalla & Bernie Taupin

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« Reply #269 on: April 01, 2008, 02:25:11 am »
The Perfect Prayer works again....

Well It's 1 AM right now... Can't sleep. Before I went to bed tonight, though, I prayed the modified perfect prayer, which I had accidentally done so long ago and experienced near immediate results.

The Modified Perfect Prayer.

Engineer my circumstances, Lord, according to your will.
Engineer my circumstances, Lord, according to your will.
Engineer my circumstances, Lord, according to your will, but please... do it quickly.

For the next four hours I tossed and turned in bed with one clear thought running through my head. I need to quit my job. It has become a major source of unhappiness in my life, draining soul, energy, and time away from me. Granted, it has provided some income; but like a friend of mine said, its easy enough (usually) to find income anywhere, even if it is only for eight weeks at a time. In any case, money is not the most important thing in the world, and I don't see any reason why I should continue to sacrifice everything else about myself in order to pay bills and remain in a situation where I am becoming increasingly unhappy. I was happier before there, but over the years, either my mind or the location has changed, and it no longer is a source of happiness, interest, or intrigue, but instead just the opposite.

I have no idea what I am going to be doing, because I don't really have the money right now to go into what I really want to do.... but I know I won't be there anymore, in a short period, and I will once again experience the happy freedom and noble uncertainty of unemployment. Strangely enough, I have no doubt in my mind that this itching or calling if you will resulted from that prayer, and now I am making the changes necessary to make certain that it comes to fruition.

But I think I have learned to let go of my circumstances, over the years, even if I didn't know precisely that's what I was doing, and not try to cling to them because that is the way they have always been done. I have always been one in favor of self-improvement, through whatever means... usually through the adventures of life, and our interactions with other persons, and embracing adventure means letting go of the safe and familiar.  Letting Go and Letting God has helped me in other occasions as well, so why not here?  And knowing the way this works now, since it has happened twice now, leaves me to believe that my life has a plan of some sort, in the works, even if I'm not entirely certain what it is.

Love and light,
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