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13840Re: Where are all the NZ Girls?

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  • shardul_nz
    Jul 6 4:25 PM
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      Hi Mark,

      We are boycotting because you don't like jelly beans!

      Shardul.

      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, goldenboat27
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > I wasn't going to reply to this strand, but - with only a few days
      > until the joy weekend - I can't help myself...
      >
      > I have no doubt that New Zealand is planning something wonderful for
      > August, and veryone's very busy... but it would still be nice to see
      > more New Zealanders at the joy weekend, for two good reasons:
      >
      > 1) as Stacey (and indeed, Guru) said, Australia and New Zealand are
      > ONE - and the trans-Tasman joy weekend has become one of the
      > don't-miss annual events of our calendar. (Don't forget last year's
      > wonderful weekend in Christchurch, attended by around 40
      Australians.)
      >
      > 2) well shucks, I like New Zealanders. They're kinda' cool.
      >
      > But I must defend the New Zealand girls. Only three of them are
      > coming, but that's a multitude compared to the boys. At last count,
      we
      > have a grand total of ONE New Zealand boy coming to visit! ONE!
      We'll
      > have more Yugoslavs at this joy weekend! (OK, so they're members of
      > Melbourne Centre... but you get the idea.)
      >
      > Hey, New Zealand boys - I know you have a lot happening (so do we!),
      > but it's only for a weekend. Can't you find a super-saver,
      > last-minute, red-eye flight? We promise not to make fun of your
      > accents. (Oh sorry, I didn't mean to mention that.)
      >
      > Mark
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, durba_l
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > I can't help but to put in a word or two for my esteemed Kiwi
      > > sisters. I have had many many opportunities to work with and get
      to
      > > know many of the Kiwi sisters very well. I think that it one of
      the
      > > most rewarding aspect of the path is that one is given tremendous
      > > opportunity to work with people you would otherwise never do. And
      > > through these association many good friendships are formed and
      one
      > > truly learn to appreciate the quality of different nations.
      > >
      > > I must say and I am sure many will agreed, that our Kiwi sisters
      self-
      > > giving and devotion is most enviable, nay unparallel. They are
      the
      > > ones who managed to make the pilgrimage to New York three times a
      > > year and even sponsoring less fortunate disciples to go to as
      well.
      > > Look at their 21 achievements last April - is nothing short of
      pure
      > > inspiration and aspiration.
      > >
      > > If they are not coming it is probably because they are preparing
      some
      > > BIG projects for the coming August celebration.
      > >
      > > Dare I venture at this point to suggest to ourselves for a little
      > > self-introspection as the host nation :-)
      > >
      > > Great great admirer and lover of our Kiwi sisters
      > > Durba
      > >
      > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, karina_ward1
      > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > At out weekly meeting last night we were discussing the
      > > Australia/NZ
      > > > Joy weekend in Sunny Geelong next weekend. I was happily
      listening
      > > to
      > > > Sushmitams report about the wonderful things we would be doing
      when
      > > as
      > > > an after thought it was mentioned that only 3 NZ girls were
      > > actually
      > > > coming. I originally thought that I had misheard and that 30
      girls
      > > > would surely be coming, but no, it was only 3. I am sure that
      you
      > > are
      > > > all busy buying your tickets at this very moment or at least I
      hope
      > > you
      > > > are. The best Joy weekend I ever went on was the one in
      Auckland
      > > in
      > > > 2002. I have so many great memories of meditating in that
      > > wonderful
      > > > centre and eating in that wonderful cafe. You were all so self
      > > > giving. I had only been around for a little over a year and It
      was
      > > > very inspiring to see so many aspiring people. I could not
      believe
      > > it
      > > > when you gave us those T-Shirts as gifts, they even had our
      names
      > > on
      > > > them. I wear mine all the time.
      > > >
      > > > See you next weekend.
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