3-10-18 Sangha Update

The flowers have spring fever…

We do too….so remember
to make your clocks spring ahead tonight…​
Tomorrow lots of light!

“The alchemist was dazed and dumbfounded, as the true meaning of the magic was revealed: *The dead will rise from glade to glen and ancient will be young again*. The dead had, after all, risen. From dead and dry things there was growth, and new life everywhere. And the endlessly long winter had at last turned to spring.
From life to death and back again to life.
It was indeed the greatest magic in the world.”
Lauren Oliver

Dear Friends,

I hope that you are well and happy and enjoying these first magical signs of spring.

This will be brief..today was my first outing to share the Dharma since Jan 27! Thank you to those of you who were able to be with us…and thank you for the healing energy that made it powwible. I am feeling lots of gratitude.

I just wanted to remind you that we will be gathering tomorrow evening at the home of the West’s (directions below at 6 PM. We will enjoy sitting/walking/sitting meditation and continue to look together at the “The Miracle of Mindfulness”.I hope you are able to be with us.

Please remember that registration is open for the Aldersgate Retreat.
All the information and registration are available at joannefriday.com/calendar

Lots of possibilities for social action on our google group. If you would like to join, please contact Cindy at westnest5@verizon.net.

This is also Women’s History Month..and we just celebrated Women’s History Day. I like reading about inspirational people all year round…so I am including some below.

This woman’s courage and compassion and love of justice brought tears to my eyes. A beautiuful inspiration

Human Rights Champion and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee – Asma Jahangir

Despite facing prison, and even death threats, she would not stop her fight for human rights.

Posted by Brut on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Out of the mouths of babes…from Norway!

English Version

What do these kids understand that your boss doesn’t?The Finance Sector Union of Norway

Posted by Finansforbundet on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

and to water your seeds of spring fever….

with lots of love and gratitude for you,
Joanne

DIRECTIONS TO THE WEST HOME –

We live about 2 miles from URI. From rt 138, go north onto Old North Rd. (across the street from big sign ““Kingston Hill Store Books Used and Rare””. Also, just a smidge west of the 138/108 traffic light). Old North Rd starts off as a one way, continues on as a two way street, and finally ends as a T. You will see our corner property from there. Go left at the T (Old North Rd meets Stoneyfort Rd), and then a quick right onto Plantation Dr. We are the first home on the right (2nd driveway is easiest). Come on in the side door (porch/kitchen)!

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