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Visit to Plum Village

November 16th 2014
It is amazing to me how fortunate I have been in my life. Living in Europe has been an extraordinary opportunity, for so many reasons, and the one I am most grateful for of late, is the chance to visit Plum Village. Swedes break the year down by weeks, something I am only slightly more used to this year than last. Week 8 and Week 44 stick in my head though, because they are the February ... read more
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16th November 2014

What a prefect holiday/holy day!
While others rush around during their holidays, you so wisely chose to come more to your center, to Presence. I did a 5-day, silent retreat led by Thay a long time ago in my native Santa Barbara, CA, and then was a member of a sangha that formed out of the retreat. How fabulous that you got to go to a retreat in the wonderful Plum Village, especially aimed at teachers. Your photos and your reflections are wonderful testimony to the peace you experienced there. May all beings be well, may all beings be happy, peace, peace, peace.

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