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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #380 on: March 13, 2009, 08:50:04 pm »
Merci Br. Patrick !

You say:
           Religious leaders have always used SEX as a guilt trip (notice that I did not say Spiritual Leaders).  Having power over people is not an easy thing to do.  We all tend toward Controlling something or other.  But when that Control is combined with Religion.. POW!  Some people just can't handle it and wind up being 'teachers' or 'leaders' of things that BIND people, not FREEING them.

I know this from experience.  Just because I'm a Benedictine Monk, that makes some people immediately put me on a pedestal.  When I sense that happening, I will do something very human because I'm just the same as everybody else, I just have this wonderful calling.  But that's the same with everyone.

Being on a Pedestal is a nasty thing.  The only way you can go is DOWN.           

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Frère Patrick,
May I ask:
Everyone can be on a pedestal? Especially trying to help with one's talent?
Everyone needs help and can accept help ?? Every person learns every day ?

Au revoir,
hugs!

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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #381 on: March 16, 2009, 05:56:20 am »

Everyone can be on a pedestal? Especially trying to help with one's talent?
Everyone needs help and can accept help ?? Every person learns every day ?

Au revoir,
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Yes, and fail with the same human weaknesses.   Everything you have said is very true.

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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 #382 on: March 31, 2009, 04:54:52 pm »
Hey P...

How are ya..  :)

I watched Latter Days again the other night.  Aaron is as dear a boy as ever.. 
I got to thinking of all those screencaps you made for me...  :)


I would so love to get a hold of the LD Soundtrack.  There are at least 3 songs on there I'd love to learn to play on my ol'  guitar.
Do you have the soundtrack?

Hope you are well, bud.

~M


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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #383 on: March 31, 2009, 11:03:34 pm »
Merci br. Patrick!

Have a wonderful Easter!
May I be the first to wish you that!

How are you?


Au revoir,
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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #384 on: March 31, 2009, 11:26:49 pm »
Merci br. Patrick!

Have a wonderful Easter!
May I be the first to wish you that!

How are you?


Au revoir,
hugs!

I'm getting ready for Easter.   Last year when I went into Morning Prayer on Easter Morning, I found myself in the midst of a PARTY!  That lasted for a few days.   Lingering mystical experiences from my near death thing..

I'm as good as can be.   Hope you are too.

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br. p
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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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #385 on: March 31, 2009, 11:36:59 pm »
I'm getting ready for Easter.   Last year when I went into Morning Prayer on Easter Morning, I found myself in the midst of a PARTY!  That lasted for a few days.   Lingering mystical experiences from my near death thing..

I'm as good as can be.   Hope you are too.

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br. p

Hey there, Brother Patrick!  It's a treat to see you online!  I'm planning to go to a Unitarian service in Lexington on Sunday.  I hope you have a good Palm Sunday and Easter Day, Friend.
"Laß sein. Laß sein."

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« Reply #386 on: April 02, 2009, 06:40:06 am »
Hey there, Brother Patrick!  It's a treat to see you online!  I'm planning to go to a Unitarian service in Lexington on Sunday.  I hope you have a good Palm Sunday and Easter Day, Friend.
Enjoy your experience of The One Who Is~!   Happiest of Easter's to you too!

{{{    Lynne   }}}    :-*

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Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time,
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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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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #387 on: April 02, 2009, 08:18:44 am »
Hey P...

How are ya..  :)

I watched Latter Days again the other night.  Aaron is as dear a boy as ever.. 
I got to thinking of all those screencaps you made for me...  :)


I would so love to get a hold of the LD Soundtrack.  There are at least 3 songs on there I'd love to learn to play on my ol'  guitar.
Do you have the soundtrack?

Hope you are well, bud.

~M

http://www.amazon.com/Latter-Days-Various-Artists/dp/B00061Q9IA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1238674580&sr=8-3

Wow even amazon.com is out but there are people selling used copies.

I took this over to PMs and email.   ::)

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br. p
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 #388 on: April 02, 2009, 09:17:00 am »
Merci Br. Patrick !


Glad to see that you had that Party last year!

Do you plan to have such good time this Easter?
Reknew such friendships?

Au revoir,
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Re: br. patrick and his near-death experiences...
« Reply #389 on: April 12, 2009, 05:01:11 am »
Do you plan to have such good time this Easter?
It's Happening Again~!

Happy Easter Everybody!

{{{Cyberblessings}}}   ::)

Br. Patrick
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