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Re: OT - Thank you Erika! - Antony's Letter

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  • beverly_canada
    Dear Erika Thank-you for sharing the letter to God that Antony wrote. Sweetness. Beverly, Vancouver With every child God creates a new hope And a new promise
    Message 1 of 13 , Nov 1, 2004
      Dear Erika

      Thank-you for sharing the letter to God that Antony wrote.
      Sweetness.
      Beverly, Vancouver


      With every child
      God creates a new hope
      And a new promise
      For Himself.

      - Sri Chinmoy
      From "Say A Final Farewell To Your Mind's Bondage-Life".

      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, erika2713 <
      no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Niriha you are so kind and sweet. When I visit at times not
      > concurring with celebration time, it would be most wonderful to
      stay
      > with such a hospitable hostess.
      >
      > As you enquired about Antony, I thought I might share with you
      a
      > letter that Antony wrote to God, when he was a little younger.
      He
      > put it in front of the window so God could see it.
      >
      > To God
      >
      > I love you God.
      > The Ocen sky is butiful.
      > Fank you for all tha cher around us.
      >
      >
      > (The spelling is as written in the letter. It was when he was
      > starting to learn to write at school. His spelling has greatly
      > improved since.)
      >
      > Many blessings to you,
      >
      > Erika - Melbourne
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, niriha7
      > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Thank you Erika! When are you going to stay with me again?
      How is
      > > Antony? I think postings of things Antony may have said
      would be
      > > inspiring especially considering that he is from some divine
      > > dimension. :-) And thanks for your postings! Niriha
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com,
      erika2713
      > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, niriha7
      > > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > > Dear Niriha,
      > > >
      > > > It is wonderful to read postings that you and others make of
      > events
      > > > held in New York. I feel as though I am present at the
      function
      > > > when I read the postings and visualize the events that
      people
      > have
      > > > attended. Your outline of events are exceptionally
      descriptive
      > and
      > > > provide not only the tone of the event but great spiritual
      > > insight.
      > > >
      > > > I am excited that Sri Chinmoy has suggested that the
      writing of
      > > your
      > > > story is a possibility. I am sure your story will be an
      > > inspiration
      > > > for many others.
      > > >
      > > > Much gratitude to you
      > > >
      > > > Erika - Melbourne, Australia.
      > > >
      > > > > Dear Sanja, Your post will undoubtedly "raise the bar" for
      > > > > postings. Reading that the offerings from members of
      the
      > group
      > > > mean
      > > > > so much to you and others certainly makes me want to
      offer
      > more.
      > > > I
      > > > > have been logging onto this site at night, usually late
      > > especially
      > > > if
      > > > > there has been a function such as tonight (where I
      arrived
      > home
      > > at
      > > > > midnight). First I spend some time reading many and
      sometimes
      > > all
      > > > of
      > > > > the posts. By the time I do this, it is quite late and I find
      > > that
      > > > I
      > > > > usually make only short replies to others' posts or no
      replies
      > at
      > > > > all. I tell myself that tomorrow I will write about
      something
      > > > that
      > > > > took place in NY and/or make some other inspiring
      > contribution.
      > > > But
      > > > > the next day, the same thing happens--late at night--
      "maybe I
      > > will
      > > > > just make a quick response to this post or that one"--.
      After
      > > > > reading what you have written, I am going to mend my
      ways. I
      > am
      > > > > thinking it would be a good idea to log onto our
      inspiration
      > site
      > > > > early in the morning after meditation rather than early in
      the
      > > > > morning after midnight as I usually do. It is 1:45 AM now
      for
      > > > > example.
      > > > >
      > > > > Allow me to end here by saying that we had a most
      beautiful
      > > > > meditation tonight. The Bhajan singer offered a concert
      to
      > > > > honour Sri Chinmoy's sister's birthday. Guru sat behind
      the
      > > > singers
      > > > > meditating while they performed. In an outer sense, it
      was
      > > > beautiful
      > > > > both visually and to the ears. Inwardly, I felt something I
      > had
      > > > never
      > > > > felt before. Judging from the feeling in the room, I can
      only
      > say
      > > > > that Sri Chinmoy's sister must have been blessing the
      entire
      > > > assembly.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > One view through my camera that touched my heart
      deeply was a
      > > life
      > > > > sized cutout photo of Sri Chinmoy's sister with Sri
      Chinmoy
      > > > sitting
      > > > > in front of it. It appeared as if his sister was blessing
      > him.
      > > > > Zooming out to a slightly wider picture resulted in seeing
      the
      > > > life
      > > > > sized cutout of Sri Chinmoy's sister standing behind Sri
      > Chinmoy
      > > > with
      > > > > Ranjana (the leader of the Bhajan singers) sitting on the
      > floor
      > > in
      > > > > front of Sri Chinmoy. Ranjana had spent time with Sri
      > Chinmoy's
      > > > > sister many years ago and is very close to her. This was
      > obvious
      > > > > tonight as Ranjana was meditating deeply while playing
      the
      > > > harmonium
      > > > > and singing.
      > > > >
      > > > > This delicious inner feast was of course followed by a
      multi
      > > > course
      > > > > meal.
      > > > >
      > > > > After reading your post, I will not attend another function
      > such
      > > > as
      > > > > the one we had tonight without thinking of my friends
      > > > > who are spreading light and goodwill in other parts of the
      > > world.
      > > > > Promise. Sincerely, Niriha
      > > > >
      > > > > PS To non-English speaking members I wish to say that
      I have
      > to
      > > > use
      > > > > the dictionary many times to check spelling. I often do
      not
      > know
      > > > if
      > > > > words should be connected or seperated such as "cut
      out"
      > > > or "cutout"
      > > > > (a word I used above). I often do not know if an 'e' should
      > stay
      > > > or
      > > > > go before 'ing' and so forth. As someone whose mother
      tongue
      > is
      > > > > English, I have to say, I have difficulties sometimes. So
      you
      > are
      > > > > doing a terrific job of writing in a foreign language.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com,
      > nathalie_boljevic
      > > > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Dear, dear Sanja
      > > > > >
      > > > > > You don't know how right you are! Even when I do not
      feel
      > like
      > > > doing
      > > > > > anything good or spiritual, coming to this site gives me
      back
      > > > > > inspiration and aspiration.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thank you, dear spiritual friends, for your deep and
      most
      > > > > > significant contribution to the world's bright side.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Nathalie (Podgorica, YU), a bit down but OK.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com,
      > radinovicsanja
      > > > > > <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I would like to express my deep gratitude to everybody
      who
      > is
      > > > > > > contributing to this site. It is so important not only
      > > because
      > > > it
      > > > > > > helps immensely in keeping a higher level of
      inspiration,
      > but
      > > > also
      > > > > > > in getting fresh information about what is happening
      in
      > > > Centres
      > > > > all
      > > > > > > over the world. For me it is almost as if we are all still
      > in
      > > > New
      > > > > > > York, socializing and having our precious spiritual
      chats
      > > > during
      > > > > > > Celebrations. My Belgrade friends feel the same.
      After
      > Centre
      > > > > > > meetings, we sometimes read aloud a few of the
      most
      > inspiring
      > > > > posts
      > > > > > > from that last week.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > All the best to everybody, and please, keep on!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Sanja
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