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“Flowers In Your Hair – The Lumineers” on YouTube

It’s a long road to wisdom 

But it’s a short one 

to being ignored

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Armor Amour

A challenge

To find the hole in the armor


Armor Amour


Where will the opening appear?

Wherever it is, I mean no harm

The Most Precious Gift

Please watch the video to hear the entire message.  The following is auto-transcribed from YouTube with the paragraph breaks, some punctuation and highlighting added by me.  This message really makes me think about what giving and truly receiving really means.  Sadhguru might be the real deal.

On a certain day the pig went up to the cow and said, ‘I know you give milk,
but I give pork. Why is it that you are so much loved and treated well and I’m not?’ The cow looked at the pig kindly and said, ‘I give milk when I’m alive and here.’ That’s the choice you have whether you want to be a pork or a milk-giving cow. You want to give when you’re alive or people are waiting for you to be dead,so that they can get what you have.

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Remember what it is like

Sometimes it is hard to get back

To that idealized state

What we had pictured in our mind

What we wanted to attain

What we wanted to be

Maybe it is better to let that memory go

Forget what we wanted to be

What we wanted to feel like

If I know only one thing, it’s that everything that I see
Of the world outside is so inconceivable often I barely can speak
Yeah I’m tongue-tied and dizzy and I can’t keep it to myself
What good is it to sing helplessness blues, why should I wait for anyone else?

  • Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

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Helplessness Blues – Fleet Foxes

Release date: May 3, 2011

I was raised up believing I was somehow unique
Like a snowflake distinct among snowflakes, unique in each way you can see
And now after some thinking, I’d say I’d rather be
A functioning cog in some great machinery serving something beyond me

But I don’t, I don’t know what that will be
I’ll get back to you someday soon you will see

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