Listening to the Cries of the World

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as always
we are in crisis

and more than usual now i hear from people
yeah expressions of

feeling small feeling helpless
getting confused
and i don't hear so much but i sense also harm
feelings or anger
even hatred even ill will in some people
oliver this country
all over the world
ha and more intense now maybe then
a couple of weeks ago

i aspire to welcome all all this
to witness it
with pies of compassion and ears of compassion

we don't usually or i don't usually use the expression
huh evil age or age of evil
but in ancient times
ah the ancestors
of the body software tradition to use the term
evil age
supposedly the buddha brought this up
for know maybe a manner of the booed by or up or the bodhisattva sprouted up but either he's a buddha brought it up with the body surface asked
how can we
how can we take care of the buddha's teaching in an evil age
when people are
depressed and grieving an angry and confused and even hostile
to the body sad fuck
way and the body sought for teachings
and the boy says
i'm firmly uphold the teachers
the bullet exhorts admonishes us to be from
an hour taking care of the teaching and holding it up
but also
to uphold it uprightly and gently and flexibly
harmoniously and honestly

and again
the bodhisattvas as to go to how can we maintain how can we take care of the teaching
in an evil age and a buddha says
by practicing patience

and not
encouraging attachment to anything and also not being attached to anything
even these practices

also realize
the truth of reality
this is how to take care of the teaching in
very difficult times
when there's intense possibility
of harm
an injury
to the whole world and each part of it

if modi try to practice and patience
and gentleness
and nonviolence
under certain circumstances
people may disapprove
of their nonviolence and their patience
and their gentleness

people may even attack them and abuse them
if they practice patience
and nonviolence and gentleness and non attachment

and if that happens then the buddhist instruction is continue those practices if that happens
continue to compassionately observe
and listened to with ears of compassion
even people who
hate you for listening
with is of compassion
the people that they hate
and that they disagree with

people i love and people who love me
voted differently than i did in the election

a friend of mine told me about a meeting with someone who voted differently than she did
and the friend said you know i was gonna stay away from you
and the other people around here because
i was afraid
i was afraid and of their sorrow
and their grief
and their disappointment and their anxiety i was afraid to be with them
when i don't feel that way when i voted in in a way that they're very sorry i voted
but i'm here with you harm
to tell you that i acknowledge that you may be really frightened and
depressed and sick
with with the situation
hi i'm here to acknowledge that and
that's how i felt when mitt romney lost i felt that way
but even the people who are not feeling depressed
and frightened for the welfare of the world
and discouraged
and sad even those people also are in crisis together
with all of us

if there are times where there's not such an intense possibility of harm and injury it
to our world in our world
the practice is the same
it's just that we have to be very firm about remembering that we don't give up the practice when things become horrible
when things become terrifying
when we feel attacked and abused
we don't get to we don't give up we'll stop the practice and with aren't attached to it

we uphold the practice or the body cipher

even an evil age

and this is how we together with all beings
can maintain the buddha dharma
and that in doing so the great earth and all living beings together will attain the buddha away
but it's very difficult because our past karma
exit very difficult
to ah

compassionately witness

all this suffering

two compassion a welcome
into our life

and wholeheartedly
offer this presence
go all bags

and this way
the conversation
the dialogue with all bigs

and if you feel sick and
grief and sadness and disappointment
part of our practice is to be still and silent
so we can open to our own
sadness and grief
so we can let go of what was lost
and so we can be ready be ready for the present
a practicing compassion
towards ourselves and others but one we feel sadness and grief
we make we may need to
be still so he can open to that feeling and opening to that feeling will help us be ready
for the present
i'm one of them being to feel the sadness that open to the sadness
and and have a feeling of sickness
and the feeling of sadness and sickness may come to us again in waves after waves like somebody said to me in a pause it comes to me
it's like you're driving down the road and then maybe
he stopped at a stop sign
and then it comes
you running around the supermarket
and you don't feel it but then when you standstill it comes
so we should have some still time to let it come
and it may come many many times
as somebody said it's really painful it's very painful and it's gonna be painful for a long time
but can we open our mind
an open our heart to help each other
and many people say it's so hard to do that

i'm not a mild form of what they might say
they might really hate that that way of responding
and then again
can we witnessed that with compassion
what do we want to do we want
and i don't want to turn this into me telling you you should
do these practices
i'm just tell you that this is what the buddha taught
the body sought for us
i wanted to take care of the teaching even in evil times if they wanted to hear the teaching to ask how can we take of the teaching of buddha this is how i put it in town
hey you should take care of teaching like this they said they wanted to and they knew
that that the bodhisattvas wanted to take care of the teaching
they wanted to the buddha didn't say you should take her as a teaching they wanted to
they sense the buddha was gonna go away
so when in if when the buddha's around maybe things are not too bad
but when a buddha goes when the buddha's not right in people's face
then how are we bodhisattva gonna take care of the teacher and so if they want to know how this is how
but this is not the buddha telling you you should do this
the boy just saying this is the way i recommend if you want to take care of the teacher

if if you don't feel ready are somebody else isn't ready for this practice practices then again
we should be gentle with them and patient with them and nonviolent with him and not nasty towards them and not be attached to them getting with the program
or ourselves getting with the program
and part of compassion to say
i'm not yet ready to vacation with this i'm not yet ready to be gentle with this
okay that's part of compassion that's the honesty part
this is too much for me
i can be an expression of your honesty

when you have that thought that this is too much for ready to practice with this way what is the what is the physical practice
this isn't yeah this is a physical practice practices the physical practice of
being patient with the thought i'm not ready for this
to be gentle with that thought
to be nonviolent without the don't try to get rid of that thought don't kill that thought
when you're busy working said and you catch yourself with that gotten it's a good idea to stop
in that moment physically adept were acknowledged that are becoming overwhelmed and and that
you're having a hard time
when you say you're working what he mean by working i'm imagining myself
what a busy mind
and i'm already probably forgotten the practice yeah but when not overwhelm com's what what's the overwhelm
here here but you're doing some business at some busy work
are you overwhelmed by the work maybe so
then i would
the i would say the baby being overwhelmed by work is you know i guess i guess you could say a form of evil
but it's not as bad as some there's other things better anyway
i think when i feel i'm overworked graham overworking i would like to be gentle with that be patient with that
be nonviolent wouldn't meet overworking or feeling like i'm being asked to overwork i would like to practice the same practices with us but lately i'm not hearing about that right now i'm hearing about people feel like somebody else
he's going to do some great harm
but the same practice
so me overworking is one wally
get distracted
from compassion
but it's also possible to work hard
at compassion
and remember compassion while you're working hard at practicing compassion
salsa part possible to overwork at compassion and by overworking at compassion you forget the practice compassion
of course it's also possible to under work at compassion and forget to practice compassion or forget to practice compassion and then not do it but sometimes people can be working at compassion and they overdo it
they care too much
and you can catch that and be kind to that too much compassion
i think that too much compassion is carrying too much to a point where you basically
you say i can't do it anymore
you you like abandoned beings because you care too much for them
now some people abandoned base because they don't care enough
it's but many people abandoned things because they care too much
but if i either form of abandonment i would like to be patient with
over caring or undercurrent and if i'm carrying the right amount while then i continue that
and i'm i'm getting so busy with my work that i can't remember
to be patient and gentle while i'm working
then that's not what i want and if i notice how to say oh yeah i was working but i lost my gentleness while i was working i was having a conversation with somebody which is my job is to talk with them and i lost contact with gentleness and patience
they would i was talking to them and and nice they started talking more than i they said they talked a lot and i started to lose my patience with them even though my job is to have a conversation with them and to listen to them
and then they they talked so much that i lost my patience and i'm sorry i lost my patients
i think it's you know when somebody when you're talking to somebody or and you're listening to somebody and they start talking and i thought he start to feel uncomfortable as a question of how much issue
ah endure the the the discomfort when when it comes and when it would how long you should go go on like that before you raise your hand you say may i ask a question
you know if somebody's going to get to talk it had taco de and you start to feel uncomfortable question yeah
so i don't pay that was good example
he i mean i was following the instruction
i don't think they express myself clearly right i am what you said it's very relevant to me
i think a lot of us right now yes just stipulated about this issue from i magic's up all my computer in the day reading things and social media contest and being tempted to
say something that is to counter a point of view of someone else in that moment
you know i pretty much decided myself that that's not
brilliant a good forum to express your points of view and hobby compassionate
productive conversation so
i think that
i appreciate your response what i said it is does get to the heart
but i i r
it was more so interested in and
you're in the moment if you ask yourself that you are not ready to not feel angry at what's happening
and you're tempted to behave from a quoted from that idea
i mean i guess i know the answer myself i think you stopped

if somebody's talking and you have something to say if said to counter them
you could meet you could say oh i have something to counter what they said you could you couldn't realize that in yourself
and then you can look to see can i offer this counterpoint
which is sometimes part of beautiful music counterpoint can i offer this counterpoint in a harmonious gentle upright and honest way
and is isn't the right time to offer it
can i offer this our patience and gentleness
and like you just do you think may i ask a question
and the person says well what could you wouldn't ask
and you might say well i'd like to ask if i can offer a counterpoint
well then i might say yes when they might say no
but you felt like hear that was pretty good i like they're going boom boom boom boom boom boom and i went home and they said book and an i good and then i went boom
that's pretty good they did this i i raised my hand they called on me i asked a question they gave a response that led me to make my offering
yeah this is like
this is the dialogue starting
even though i i have counterpoints to their points
and also their points sometimes when they are coming are like at a certain point in their making their points i sometimes feel
difficult to be patient and wait for my turn so before i go too far i still feel i feel stuck in some patients
before i go too far maybe i'll raise my hand and say
before those my patients
i want to ask a question
you could even say i'm on the verge of losing my patients i'm so sorry
but i haven't lost it yet
can i ask a question

i have this thought to want to hear it
that to heal this world to heal this country we gotta have a dialogue
with people who have point ideas from ours
we need like this person i told you about whose friend said to her in a i really want to knowledge that here and a lot of pain
how about this election i want to acknowledge that
and the one whose whose pain was acknowledged said and i want to talk to you i wouldn't understand your point of view how you could vote the way you did
i want to talk to you by got some time
so we have millions and millions and billions
billions of conversations of dialogues that are necessary in order
for there to be peace and harmony in this country in this world
and it's really it's not only difficult to have the conversations is difficult to be somewhere where the people who have different views from you live
and cause even some of the people who live in san francisco
are afraid to be near the majority
cause they afraid the majority of or hate them
and some of the people in california are afraid to go to alaska
where the majority is really different from california
so the conversations are difficult but there are people who live around here who have different views from many of us
and are kiting from us because we're the majority
but we can talk to them
and we can start with that and then we meet then we can also go to
i don't know where texas and i'm right the texas
now different parts of texas are different
like the country is more red than this citizen were blue and i usually go to the city
so am i gonna go out in the country where the guns are
i don't know
i think that there needs to be a lot of conversation a lot of dialogue a lot of face to face stuff going on between people have different views in this country
interesting thing to me was that
the the some people would like to move
into a neighborhood where they going to have a bigger house but they will have to travel farther to go to work
other people would like to live in a smaller how they don't necessarily want a smaller house but if they had a choice between a small house where they don't want to drive much to work
over a big house where they would have to commute a long distance some people use a smaller house with not much commute distance other people would rather have the big house and the big yard and a distance between them and the next neighbor
even though they have to drive a long way to work
the conservatives are more and the big house long distance commute than the liberals
so as a result the liberals are living near their work and the conservatives brother the way so the liberals and conservatives don't meet except at work
so work as one of the main places where you you know if you're if you're short computer you can meet the long commuters at work
however in certain neighborhoods if there's mostly short commuters in the room the long commuters may be afraid to tell you their views so we need to maybe
asked people to tell us how they're feeling quick lot this world
really favor what you are out what's your advising and i want to get the activists issue of stories he taught so much now okay how would how
we have stories that are just a story and how we can come into contact with people of different stories but having this dialogue i which i've started of a bet with some actually relative
i come up where i really feel what's the word i feel flummoxed i don't know what to do is bringing up the issue of climate change because then i'll get the response that it's hoax and that there is no such thing and you know i can talk together
if a conservative about
jobs and things that are happening palpably
but i just find that with this issue which to me seems overwhelmingly urgent there's a there's denial even though these same people if there were a fire down the street and i live in an area actually with a lot of big working class
it's like population and i know many of them are trump supporters i know these people would come running if my house were on fire that they're really helping you would run to their house yes and i would run to their house you know you're not a big white person
the little kind of white out
the i your i know i commend yeah i am by term supply this issue of climate change which is you know it is i see assume everyone here knows is overwhelmingly urgent is is not right now the sky is falling even know it it actually could so i just want to
express that i i feel really helpless and frustrated about doing a dialogue about this thank you so much so you you have one story is some other people have another story
and bodhisattvas have the additional as bodhisattva as have the assistance of the teaching cannot attach to your story
so i have a story
and this person has a story
and they're different
but i have a teaching which is don't attach to read story
and the practice then is for me to learn their story not too attached to their story
but to try adding understand their store even though i never will
i'll try and they can feel me try
if they see me trying to understand their story then they might try to understand my story
now they may never understand my story but we're trying to understand each other stories
and we're both nodejs is not that i throw my story of the window and she throws her story out the window
it's that we both by untroubled by trying to understand the other person's story with that helps us let go of our story or vice versa if i can let go of my story i can work to understand his die
which i never will maybe maybe i will switch to his story but even before i switched to his story i can let go of mine and she can see i'm trying to understand hers and that she may say well maybe i'll let go mine and try to understand his or maybe i'll try to understand his and in the process
she's let's go of hers harm is she still has her story and i still have mine
from with your story
my story is
i want to practice nonviolence this is my understanding of what nonviolence is
that's my story
and this person says maybe violence is i don't know what okay
and i let go of my story
have my commitment to nonviolence and
swivel and relax and open to their story which is not my story
so i often i told your story
not one hundred times
but more than once
i'm having dinner
with my spouse
and another couple
who is a foursome
and there was a male husband and a female wife they were doing that
and my wife says to the husband
where do you work
the husband said irvine california
and my wife says what her my like and he says
occasionally not know what he says his beautiful
this is the oral transmission it's beautiful
and his wife said it's ugly
and he says it's ugly
and my wife turns to me and said you should learn that
unless you really see an ugly
it was it really probably not probably not probably he still has his story but maybe not maybe he actually switched i don't know but he didn't switch lets the he'd actually switched to it's ugly
then i can say to him it's beautiful and he could suasion say is beautiful that's what we want to learn that's the it isn't throw your when you think out and grabbing another story
global warming a hoax you don't think grab that one
you receive it
and compassionately witness it
and in doing so he let go of it
and then you can have a dialogue with people have a different view and in the dialogue is where the real resolution and protection of beings lives
not in my story of what protects the world
the world is protected by me having my story and you have in your story and both of us letting go of it in dialogue that's how we protect bags
we can try and to hold onto our story of how to protect beings and other people can hold onto there's some of them agree with us and some of the don't but that doesn't if we're attached to our views that's not the way to protect beings the way to protect beings is is from an electoral
of my view in dialogue with you so it's not just like while i go to my views
you get to test me to see if i really did
an eye test you to see if really did but not exactly testing you but just talking to you have enough to find out why i'm a little stuck here or she seems to be stuck and i'm kind of stuck in her seeming to be stuck or i'm not stuck in her being struck will prove it
let's see you let's see you demonstrate
this is my story yes i i'm upright and honest about it but i'm also want to be harmonious with it even though i sense and part of my story is your story is different from mine

yeah it's really hard to get

if not hundreds if not i'm trying to convince you by having a dialogue with you i'm trying to protect beings by having a dialogue with you
the dialogue is what i'm trying to have i'm not trying to convince you
i'm trying to convert you
two piece which means i want to i want you to let go of your view
but if i don't let go of mine i can show you how to let go of yours
what's the false was one of the

oh no you say
so i i i i heard you say something about some people are so fearful they put other people down and do you want to include those people in your life
in my house

thank you
what as much as you can do right now yeah would you do you aspire to someday actually have friends with these people who you say are so afraid that there were putting people down you want to have those people be your friends
do you aspire to that
bigotry and

you can't have what
not my life is too short
it is it's too short for that are too short to aspire to that
as your as your close friends
in my life i wanna be friends with you
i wanna be friends with you i would i'm actually enjoying working on our friendship is
through my favorite friendships
and my friend
why call you
doesn't have the same values that i do
my value as i want to be close friends with bigots
and i wanna be friends with you who do not want to be close friends with bigots i do for i really do want to be your friend and i'm enjoying working on it with your right now i'm happy you're really good time telling you that i i want to include big and i hear you don't and i i want to totally
except that you don't and i do not want to put you down
but i do want to be friends with people who do put other people down i wanna be friends with people who disparage
look down upon
think they're better then
who hate who don't who deny science how want to be friends with them
close friends and you who already are my good friend you don't want to and i want to want to be friends with you even though you don't accept this part of the project i'm working on
and i think i already understand your position because i are although i want to be close friends with biggest
if there are such things i do want to be close friends with people who
are afraid
and who put people down my granddaughter is afraid of the president elect my granddaughter puts the president of like down and i love her very much i totally want to include her who does not want him in her life
anyway i'm having trouble
myself but i aspire to be friends with these people who are putting people down
the south part
because it is absolutely necessary for buddhahood from he'd be a boot buddha and world is necessary to and it's necessary because
what i really am right now is i do already include all bigots i already include all bigots i already include all bigots i already include all people who deny science i already do include all people who are scientists
yes i already do include everybody
that's why i need to practice this way because if that's what i am
evil is already part of me i included already
i am
dealings i am the evil age i am d t
i am hc
and i love hc i love or values of inclusivity
which means that she would include d t
now i don't and i would like d t to realize that d t includes it's see
i would like that
i want that i want him i want you all to realize that you each of you already includes all the entire universe with all its good and all evil
that's buddha
teaching and as buddha's teaching which is the way we really are
so this practice is a buck being a waiver really are and when we're the way we really are that's call also peace and in peace
we can have this dialogue if we get into war
we can't even talk to each other and we can't even so i don't want war i want peace so we can work on pace so he worked out the kinks we can work out the places where we feel like why i include him in him and her but not him that too
much well i i i want to practice compassion with the person i can with myself not being able to include that person who i do include i do include him and i'm happy with teaching that tells me i include all of you but still sometimes
i can accept that teaching and i can accept their practice and then i'm kind of myself who's not good had including
all the people who say let's exclude
like some people korea exclude rats but you don't know so i'm glad i got a friend who doesn't exclude rat but i wanna be friends with the people would do screwed rat
and i agree notch at green dragon temple right now they got rats
and so people are trying to figure out how can we relate to the rats and am i and my daughter's house i got rats
so they're trying to figure out how to
close the entry points of the rats behind six places the rats are coming in there and i'm not going over there and say hey let's be inclusive
but i i want to include my loved ones who are trying to and i remember one time i saw a rat come running towards my daughter when she was just a tiny baby and i didn't want that read to bite her little cheeks i didn't want that to happen i will
bool go away read i want to read to go away i didn't want to include their breath
i'm sorry
i didn't say oh dear rat let's take a political side case we heard
could easy for korea
but for me it's hard sometimes to include people by aspired to at korea
spires to include the people who don't
who hate rats
i want to kill him
you got a friend like that and he's patiently and joyfully have a conversation with you
and i
had on patient with myself to get to the point i'm talking about
i'm patient with myself to really practice inclusivity
in other words to really practice reality
i'm i'm patient with myself when i when i don't practice that way when i think these people are not appreciating me i think i'm going to go to another temple

you know like my teaching okay i googled dog i'll go to another temples where they do
i'll teach you
we we we approve your digital go
i got him to go my way
but i don't want to do that i want to stay weren't everybody doesn't appreciate me
ah a lot of hands good yes kirk and karen and home and was somebody else
oh an era
i just like mentioned something is helpful for me over the last days
and probably the only thing i remember when i went to count and then took a political science class and
it was research shows
about the difference between republicans and democrats and the research evidently has been
they keep finding the same on same so
and most interesting is that for republicans in a word
the thing that would describe them is fearful
and the thing that would describe democrats is awful to and it's interesting to me because when you see all the campaigns they go on over the years they really adhere to those elements fear hope
in one of the things that i thought about today for coming here was that if my republican brethren
are making decisions based on that fear
well i can really relate to them because i've been fearful
about many things in my life
and that might be a basis of
talking with them and relating to young
that is also gives me an understanding about where they may be coming from to which can help to open a dialogue down talking
i thought that information might be helpful
hum the work to take us can you hear them barry
justice so
loudly parents are buried berrigan aaron and maybe it would take this is step further i have a friend
is one my oldest friend
i really love her and i think she loves me she wrote in a way i didn't vote for reasons and you know that i agree with
i have to listening to her from nice talk about how she feels when people of color david
you know while the other things that they call her
and the night before the on the night before the election i called her to say how can take care of yourself
i love you she would turn that but that point i thought i think my view
so how did i know different
and i find myself really disappointed that
i listened to her humans are minds and when she doesn't to hear about wine
so i'm just kinda stuck with them
while somebody doesn't want to hear yours well
i really feel awful pattern i'm really feel off
about the election and that the election and that she doesn't have that she doesn't want to hear you and when she doesn't want to hear me and that impact that the election itself reply sir
level of bigotry in this country that really disappoints names
yeah so
i will i here just an eyewitness your disappointment
i think and no inherent in that ya kenya knowledge to that's it i have always been the wizard of oz he announced in the tin man saying now enjoying a heartbeat because it's raining because was going on here really messy than in we all acknowledge you know the depth of the loved that we haven't can we not lean away or insulate they can't stand with this
this and and feel that and let it break us open yeah because otherwise what happens to the body of chances are can become sick and ill self you know can you allow those tears and that's happened and more a great challenge i actually on had that they can i go on with my life and be open and feel it tonight i grew up at the beach
and used to get caught in his tidal waves are you know that red riptide and you learn when the that beach is a beautiful thing in the ocean but when you're a rip tide the best thing to is not to fight it you feel it so you're you're in enveloped in had been tossed and turned and tossed and time but you know can i stay with that
and then wonder why i come out of that and there's peace and harmony so i think that's inherent in all of this that's a dp blessing for us to stay with us instinct one another and to embrace it really
and it's hard it's it's head is very but you know is this something to be thankful for because you know what we think of that our vow victims or number resigned out to stay them and that's inclusive as as everyone has everything
he can eat to feel the disappointment yeah so i i think we we may before we can go to work we maybe need to opened all the disappointment which is gonna come in waves the sadness and grief was gonna come in waves
we have to open to that before we can open to
some people we have to here we have to be gentle and patient with disappointment and depression and fear all that we have to work with and ourselves before we can maybe before we can go to work on dialoguing with people who
our part of the disappointment
the frustration
i i often feel in the universes
it kind of on the benevolent place but i think speak louder i'm trying
i think that this about just makes me question how can we will look at look into it a lord people
well there is a teaching that there is
a that the that there is a buddha in his world that there is buddha and his world that there is inconceivable benevolence in this world but that teaching also goes with that there is evil inherent to put nature that if that's part of the deal

seymour yeah please
learn to when you're ready when you've done hum when you've embraced and open to your disappointment which you wanna do right
and your grief
and your fear
oh for example evil when your fear disappointment it is evil
and your your grief of losing the world where you thought there wasn't gonna be any are not much
when when you do that work then you may be recreated to have dialogue with evil
and it isn't that you're gonna and the evil
it's that the dialogue is going to realize peace
that you're not going to hold onto to and non evil
and you're gonna show you how not to hold onto evil
and you're gonna do that not just by touching evil with a wand to evil doesn't get stuck and evil and touching yourself with the ones seat on get stuck
in good
it's the dialogue that's going to release
and when there's no abiding that's the bodies of that displaces named after the body not body sought for not abiding in her stories of good and evil
but part of the bodies out the work is too
and you wanna do it you're ready for it is to open to the disappointment
and the sadness of the loss of good the loss of protection the loss of kindness the loss of inclusivity the loss of everything that you care about if you can
open to that through sadness and grief than you can get ready to engage in dialogue which will liberate our bags
but not by getting rid of evil he was part of the buddha process
but the boot process isn't just evil it's also good because she no evil without good
if you tell people that good is an inherent is inherent to board a naturalists a more sure
i'm saying evil is too but good and nature isn't good or evil with nature is the way we realize peace through dialogue with the other dialogue with the other
and it can be others who agree with us
and others who don't repay with us it's through the dialogue that we're going to realize
you know
ananda says to the buddha
a friendship is half over the boot of have for the buddha life and buddha says to ananda don't say that ananda
don't say that friendship is all of the buddha
the bullet is just friendship just love just respect it's just that dialogue that that friendly dialogue with
the other but an order to be ready for the dialogue we may have to do when we have to look we got wounded many of us got wounded he may have to lick wounds for a while
you know and as the president named obama says when we fall down we have to get back up dust yourself off and start all over again we have been we have we've been wounded we'd been hurt our friends have been hurt wounded
they're having they've been the visual abused and discouraged and and come on
can we have to open all these feelings to some extent before we can do the difficult thing i'm having a dialogue with the other
and again the other has two sections one is the part of the other that seems to agree with us the other part of the other is the other that doesn't agree with us
it was all the different sections of the other
it is now
oh four thirty i really appreciate you listening i hope i didn't talk too much i'm sorry if i did
can encourage you to stop me if i talk too much
what have you start isn't i encourage you to tell me that you think i stop to soon
stop i was singing of stopping because it's twelve thirty and i would like to do a memorial ceremony
for our friend hobbies mother
arby's mother's named
moto drama klingon that caused enough
so you can see that she was a beautiful girl which that's what you got married
this this is this is hobbies mother when she was nineteen very beautiful and she's probably beautiful all the way
and so now i'd like to do a memorial ceremony for hobbies mother so and we can have lunch and we can can let's continue this conversation okay
this is our conversation to encourage us to have a conversation with others that we have not had enough conversation with