Motorcycle Hippy Al's Blog – October 2009 Archive (5)

The Bikers Prayer

Prelude to the Biker's Prayer "we feel embraced

by the breath

of angels.

Beating

so softly, so

delicate-sweet that

velvet on a virgin’s

skin

might touch us

with an offering.

Though

we are there, out

in that other place"............words from poem "Native Senses" by David Sparenberg

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Added by Motorcycle Hippy Al on October 3, 2009 at 11:52pm — 38 Comments

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clea…

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste,

and remember what peace there may be in silence.



As far as possible, without surrender,

be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly;

and listen to others,

even to the dull and the ignorant;

they too have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons;

they are vexatious to the spirit.



If you compare yourself with…
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Added by Motorcycle Hippy Al on October 3, 2009 at 6:30pm — 10 Comments

THE BEATITUDES OF JESUS (Sermon on the Mount)

What are the Beatitudes? This section begins with the setting for the sermon on the mount, followed by the beatitudes.

The word "beatitude" is derived from the Latin "beatus," which means blessed or happy. This designation is appropriate because each teaching begins with the word "blessed."

Setting:

When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and…
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Added by Motorcycle Hippy Al on October 2, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Smile

Smile don’t frown Look up don’t look down Believe in yourself Don’t let yourself go Just be who you are And let your live flow. I’m not a fighter. I usually smile and then go into my room and cry my eyes out.



Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.



A smile confuses an approaching frown.



You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile.



If you’re not using your smile, you’re like a man with…
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Added by Motorcycle Hippy Al on October 2, 2009 at 7:38pm — 3 Comments

Peace Sayings

Albert Einstein: "Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."



Agatha Christie:

"One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one".



Alex Noble:

"If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with… Continue

Added by Motorcycle Hippy Al on October 2, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

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