Monday, October 25, 2010

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Devika said...

what a photo is that :)
the words are the essence of a stanza from Bhagwad Gita,

"Whatever you took, you took from God.
Whatever you gave, you gave to him.
You came empty handed, you will leave empty handed.
What is yours today, belonged to someone else yesterday, and will belong to someone else the day after tomorrow.
You are mistakenly enjoying the thought that this is yours.
It is this false happiness that is the cause of your sorrows."

rejoice in me says the says he won't...he needs a hundred other things :)


Frank said...

A lovely post, Lorraine...

Lorraine said...

Oh lala Hey Dev, I knew I heard it before, but I had to write it, had no choice...weird

Thanks a lot Frank :)

Devika said...

yes, reminders are needed sometimes :)


Magyar said...

__There is an explanation in my blog comments for you. I seems to fit some... with your nice post today. >what you once had, was never yours<

Lorraine said...

yep i agree Dev I think we've learned all we need to, but we need to remember ;)

I get thatnow, Doug, awesome and thank you :)

TALON said...

Lorraine, very thought-provoking. And so very true. When we really think about what is "ours" - the only thing we can truly give is of spirit.

Brian Miller said...

no it wasnt...but i can give what wasnt leaast to hold for the time being..smiles. nice mix today L!

Janice Thomson said...

Children are taught more and more not to do their best but BE the best, taught that winning is what counts, and that they are the most important person in the it any wonder then that we have become a "ME" and "MINE" world?

Timoteo said...

Never give anything precious to someone who cannot recognize it as such.

Lorraine said...

oh yep you've said it Kim, thanks so much

thank you my genius friend B.:)

Ha Janice now you've said it all, we are merely keepers of our planet not owners :) It's s nice to see you here everyday again

That is also very true Tim :)

Lorraine said...

MICHAEL, you're not here, but I know you would have loved the photo ;)