It would be great to meet with you if you do get up north. I'll let the others know of the possibility - maybe we can all meet together? I was hoping to visit Modgala in London last year (a full year ago!) but events in my family prevented, however she had previously got in touch when in Edinburgh and we met then which I found quite a strong experience, stirring old memories. I do value such opportunities. Love, Kamalajoti
Hi Caroline, yes I don't get much chance to follow blogs so I had missed your news. Whatever the cause, I hope your change in circumstances will allow for you both following a fruitful path. I am well, thanks, my life here is very full and just now a focus is on finding a way to embrace that fullness whilst maintaining an effective practice. I recently enjoyed a meeting with Mary Archibald, something of a reunion, we hadn't met for many years. I found we share some important areas of interest. I also have contact details for Carol Logan and will be in touch with her when I can. So we are still going strong here in Scotland, and remember our Amida days with affection. Love, Kamalajoti
Hello Caroline. Just logged on and found the announcement about your easter retreat in France including description. You refer to having had a difficult winter, and I wanted to send you my kindest thoughts, wishing you well with whatever has been going on for you. From your blog, it sounds as though your life is very full-on and giving. I have limited computer access so do very little exploring of websites or blogs, and so have not kept in touch very much with what you and other Amida friends have been doing, but I do think of you all. Love, Kamalajoti
I thought I'd left this reply for you this morning in response to your comment about Rockport, but somehow I sent it to myself! Anyway here it is now. Yes... we were recommended to go up to the point at the north of the peninsula to see the sunset (Halibut Point) but we didn't manage it for some reason - although we did walk in the park there which was lovely.
May this note find you both well, happy, and warm.
I am leaving on Christmas Day for Vietnam, for the Sakyadhitha Conference, so thought I send this off to you now. I will only be back a few days when you visit.
I have you booked in for our Members' Sitting, on January 18, at 7 p.m. Is it possible for you to let me know if you will be able to come into Hamilton earlier so that I can take you out to dinner, and a topic for your talk, so that I can let others know. Will you both be coming? I look forward to seeing you both again.
Sister Tinh Quang
PS I tried to send this on Facebook, but have had difficulty with the email site today.
Hello Caroline, thank you for your comment, yes they are my artworks, I wish to add you as a friend, I'm involved in so many things it might be difficult for me to be here often but I think this is an interesting site, love, cristina
Hope you are well. I picked up a leaflet today about a psychology conference called "landscapes of the mind" taking place at the Eden project in Cornwall in September. It seems to link psychological health with our relationship with nature. I remembered the recent courseblock about "green therapy" and thought this might be of interest to you. Here is the link:
Thank you for taking the time to meet with Generva and myself when we visited the Buddhist house despite the fact that you were feeling under the weather. your directions to Oxford were easy to follow and we arrived in good time to meet with my cousin. In all the England trip was very successful, re connecting with family and having some time to site see. My cousin in Surrey who had the brain surgery is now at home and recovering well.. I hope that all is well with you and David. All the vbest Michael.
Hey, So good to hear from you again! Its like getting in touch with family you havent seen in awhile! I've always held a lot of love and friendship in my heart for you and David and those I have met through the Buddhist house. Yes, I was thinking it would be great to get up to the Buddhist House and see you one trip back. In the fall I am hoping to have a little extra time so maybe something would be possible then. After three years of living back in the USA Lindsey decided she wanted to do her "high school" years back with her old friends in England. So Mark lives and works mainly in UK and Rhiannon and I live mostly in US and we travel back and forth getting to spend time as a family every month or two. As you can imagine that is a whole story in itself! But we have all settled into things now and work at maintaining a balance between family needs and individual pursuits/ needs. And for the most part it works really well. Anyway, I'm going to have a look round the site and hopefully make some connections. Love to see that some one has a kids discussion board. I am going to encourage the girls to join. Please keep in touch. Would love to hear how you are as well!
Nyassa and I have just sat down to sign her up for Amida Ning and we have not managed to get past the sign up screen. Unfortunately the Terms of Service do not allow for anyone under the age of 13 to register. Does this mean that either Helen or I will have to set up the Amida Kids group and then get the kids to use our profiles to interact within the group? Or do you have another suggestion?
Dear Dharmavidya and Prasada, I want to thank you for all that you give on the psychotherapy course blocks. Your wisdom and your care for us students facilitates an incredible and profound learning experience. I am also very happy to have been welcomed into your sangha :-) It has been a blessed week. I hope you manage to rest a while in Devon. With love, Namo Amida Bu
Thank you Prasada! I'm so happy to have find the way to Amida, with all the people, specially Dharmavidya and you, also the sangha in belgium and everywhere...even the Amida-trust-Internet!
And yes, I can understand that you would be in Amida-France last week...it was marvellous and good....but I think it's often marvellous there. I take the fruits with me to work tomorrow and when it is difficult, I'll try to remember Namo Amida Bu. Warm greetings, Katrien from Belgium
hello Caroline from Gran Canaria!!!! It's a pleasure keeping in touch with you... I've always been intersted by the subjects you mention at the Amida webpage but I never dared contacting you until now that I've received your books and I'm starting to read them; specially the guilt one, is beautifully written Congratulations! xxxx from Salinetas
Thank you Caroline for your encouragement to join ing. Now I am here I'm not sure how to manouver around the site. Forrexpample I read a posting by someone about their experience doing therapy and the process of observing that I found very meaningful but I don't know how to get back to that entry. Do you have any suggestions?
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