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mara-buck's picture
May.27.2010
      I live in the woods.  I am lucky.  I did not get hit by a bus today.      A pithy little message.  The luck of the Zen.  Speaks to the topic without any heavy typing.  I had thought I would sneak it into the blog before driving to the post office.  This was forty minutes ago.       After...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
May.27.2010
 According to the Tibetans, today is Buddha’s birthday. A prince with everything in the world, he set off on a quest to discover the truth of life. I’m remembering a mindfulness adventure I had this week, fifteen years ago: Bornean Buddha by A.Ashman  In Borneo, I felt bored and restless at a luxe...
lucy-coats's picture
May.27.2010
Did the blonde woman in the bookshop throw the dice?  Or was it the brunette student who set the chancy luck coins a-turning?  Where does the story start? You might choose to begin here.  Or here. Or here. I choose to start at the beginning. Or at a beginning, anyway. 1975 New York The book called...
charles-a-ray's picture
May.27.2010
“What’s love got to do with it?” are the words in one of my favorite songs, sung by one of my favorite singers, Tina Turner.  Well, I’d like to start this missive with the following question, “What’s luck got to do with it?”  My friends; the answer to that question is – “EVERYTHING.”   All you...
jitu-rajgor's picture
May.27.2010
                        She is looking at the computer screen for her possible enrollment in far located, second grade engineering college. In between she receives calls from her friends.She learns that they will  get admission in so and so best collages of the city. This makes situation worst for...
steven-herrmann's picture
May.26.2010
For this week’s Blog topic (Luck), I would like to offer a poem by Emily Dickinson that caught my eye:   Luck is not chance— It’s Toil— Fortune’s expensive smile Is earned— The Father of the Mine Is that old-fashioned Coin We spurned—  (# 1350)   Here, Dickinson agrees with Thomas Jefferson’s...
dawn-meier's picture
May.26.2010
A man once told my youngest son, "If it weren't for bad luck, you wouldn't have any luck at all." Never were any words truer at the time.  My son had a thriving business, a beautiful family even though his son was severely Autistic, and a timber tree farm he was developing for his...
monica-brinkman's picture
May.26.2010
What can you say about Luck? Find this to be an interesting topic, as I had always thought myself to be an unlucky person. And you know what? As long as I continued to think that way, I was an unlucky person. One crisis after another to handle and then I could start in on my ‘soap opera’ woos of ‘...
linda-yoshida's picture
May.26.2010
Here are some of my favorite quotes: Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.- Don Schula Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit. - R. E. Shay I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you...
susan-browne's picture
May.26.2010
Luck, what do I think of it?  I think we're lucky we're here.  We didn't have to be here, but here we are.  The earth didn't have to be here, either, but here it is, continuing to spin.  So far, we haven't fallen out of the sky.  The sun warms the world without rest or complaint.  What luck. Luck...