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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 23 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Helicopter pilots. Everyone is welcome to become a member of their group. But first: can you fly one? In all my four previous posts I’ve written that membership of ISKCON is a matter of simply making the choice to consider yourself a member. You’re basically a member of ISKCON if you want to be one. While that’s true, it might also be an over simplification. In real life, you often have to meet certain expectations before you’re accepted by a group. The other members...
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    Posted: 2 years 23 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    "When I die, I want to die like my grandfather, who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming, like all the passengers in his car." - Author unknown I'm sure the comedian was Jewish. Like the man behind the wheel above. And gosh, he really looks like my 88 year old father who still drives (a yellow car!!) God help us all.
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    Posted: 2 years 23 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Tomorrow (in Australia) Thursday 21 June, marks the Winter Solstice. That means that in the Northern Hemisphere it is the Summer Solstice. I looked back into my vast archives to see what I had written about Solstices and here's what I came up with, from seven years ago today: London, 20 June, 2005 "Last night the hot sun was blazing through the windows of my room at 10.15pm, and still had a while to go before it went over the horizon. This morning it was light at 3.45am. I found out that...
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    Posted: 2 years 23 weeks ago
    It’s lovely to site here at my desk and look out over the cow pasture some days. Every so often one of the retired oxen or cows will slowly walk by (they always look over at us in case we have leftovers or extra veggies for them). I can see a rainstorm sweeping in across the pasture, or hear the wind in the trees outside. It’s very relaxing and centering to be this close to the real world instead of the city. Unfortunately, we’re trying to provide a high-tech service from our low-tech corner...
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    Posted: 2 years 23 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Just a few spots left in this Saturday's cookery class in Canberra. Come feast with us! Cooking Co-ordinates Cookery School, Belconnen, Canberra ACT, Morning Cookery Workshop, Saturday 23 June, Bookings call 02 6253 5133 Here's the menu: "Vegetarian World Tapas” Syrian Roast Red Pepper, Pomegranate & Walnut Paste (Muhammara) with Blanched Vegetables & Toasted Sourdough Bread Warm Salad of Oven-roasted Cauliflower, Feta Cheese, Olives, Puy Lentils & Watercress Tex-...
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