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Bruce Lee playing Table Tennis..

Bruce Lee Playing Table Tennis  Really ? Got a video awhile ago. The  one and only Bruce Lee playing Table Tennis with his it is : And on the Youtube at : ( many similar floating ) That got me interested - maybe something to do with there was a time I was trying to twirl some nanuchucks myself  :-) I thought the video was pretty Ah well, turns out like many other stuff, it was   NOT "real" . Hate to disappoint all you Bruce Lee fans- including myself ! From : It’s not real. The video, which has…
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Regrets on a deathbed

Regrets on a deathbed Pretty sure he didn't have any ! Well, I think there is an opportunity in everything ......my friend Jobs said " Death is very likely the single best invention of Life." Wonder what he was thinking ? ! Coming back, Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called 'The Top Five Regrets of…
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Thoughts on Death

  ‘There was a door to which I found no key, There was a veil beyond which I could not see; Talk awhile of thee and me there was, Then no more of thee -or me.’”  and more : “‘Into this world and why not knowing, And like water willy -nilly flowing …  ( Omar Khayyam ) Death. A fact of life. Yet one talked about in hushed, frightened tones. Something which happens to others. And we mourn the dead- knowing fully well that by that time it'd not make a twit of difference to them ! We also mourn…
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What makes a good life, really ?

    What makes a Good Life ?Lessons from the longest study on happiness Taken from : and watched more than 8 million times ! Some people DO seek happiness ! What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills…
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Calling fellow travellers !

Fellow travellers, all !   The fact of the matter is that this world is not our home. We are travellers, passing through. We came from our previous life, and in a few years, or a few days, we shall move on to our next life. We entered this world empty-handed and alone, and we shall leave empty-handed and alone. Everything we have accumulated in this life, including our very body, will be left behind. All that we can take with us from one life to the next are the imprints of the positive and negative actions we have created.…
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Reality – as per the Wu Li Masters

“Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe. What we believe is based upon our perceptions. What we perceive depends upon what we look for. What we look for depends upon what we think. What we think depends upon what we perceive. What we perceive determines what we believe. What we believe determines what we take to be true. what we take to be true is our reality ." — Gary Zukav, The Dancing Wu Li Masters The Dancing Wu Li Masters :Written by Gary Zukav (born October 17, 1942)…
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On having, taking, giving, cling and lose

Cling and Lose ! On having, taking, giving, cling and lose A very nice story - could be real - which made me Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing to steal. Ryokan returned and caught him. “You may have come a long way to visit me, ” he told the prowler, “and you should not return empty-handed. Please take my clothes as a gift.” The thief was bewildered. He tool the clothes and…
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