ATTN JMS: Advice from the Dalai Lama

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Sat Apr 15 04:56:23 EDT 2000

From: navoff at (J. Potts)
Date: 14 Apr 2000 18:08:53 -0600
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My brother sent me the following, and I just couldn't help but
be reminded of a number of things you've said before that echo
many of these sentiments.

This is what The Dalai Lama has to say on the millennium. 
 I N S T R U C T I O N S F O R L I F E
 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve
    great risk.
 2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
 3. Follow the three Rs:
    Respect for self
    Respect for others and
    Responsibility for all your actions.
 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful
    stroke of luck.
 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
 6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
 7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to
    correct it.
 8. Spend some time alone in silence every day.
 9. Open your arms to change but don't let go of your values.
 10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
 11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think
      back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.
 12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your
 13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current
     situation.  Don't bring up the past.
 14. Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
 15. Be gentle with the earth.
 16. Once a year go someplace you've never been before.
 17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love
     for each other exceeds your need for each other.
 18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get
 19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.

"How many slime-trailing, sleepless, slimy, slobbering things do you know
that will *run and hide* from your Eveready?"
                               --Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson

From: jmsatb5 at (Jms at B5)
Date: 14 Apr 2000 19:18:13 -0600
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Most cool....


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