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Sorry to hear about the outbreak, but thank goodness for technology to allow others to join in. It's not the same, but at least it's something. Stay safe.
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Thank you! ❤️

We held the service today, with just 10 close family members present, and a great many people watching via webcast. It was moving and beautiful and I'm emotionally worn out.

The flowers were gorgeous. Mum really loved tulips (being Dutch and all) and the florist created this beautiful arrangement.

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I'll include the reading I gave. When I was looking through possible poems and readings, this one really touched me:

No Death, No Fear - a story by Buddhist philosopher Thich Nhat Hanh

The day my mother died I wrote in my journal, "A serious misfortune of my life has arrived." I suffered for more than one year after the passing away of my mother. But one night I dreamed of my mother. I saw myself sitting with her, and we were having a wonderful talk. She looked young and beautiful, her hair flowing down. It was so pleasant to sit there and talk to her as if she had never died. When I woke up it was about two in the morning, and I felt very strongly that I had never lost my mother. The impression that my mother was still with me was very clear. I understood then that the idea of having lost my mother was just an idea. It was obvious in that moment that my mother is always alive in me.

I opened the door and went outside. Walking slowly in the moonlight through the rows of tea plants, I noticed my mother was still with me. She was the moonlight caressing me as she had done so often, very tender, very sweet... wonderful! Each time my feet touched the earth I knew my mother was there with me. I knew this body was not mine but a living continuation of my mother and my father and my grandparents and great-grandparents. Of all my ancestors. Those feet that I saw as "my" feet were actually "our" feet. Together my mother and I were leaving footprints in the damp soil.

From that moment on, the idea that I had lost my mother no longer existed. All I had to do was look at the palm of my hand, feel the breeze on my face or the earth under my feet to remember that my mother is always with me, available at any time.
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That's beautiful, Wain. And those flowers are gorgeous. I'm sure your mother was pleased. <3
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Dewclaw wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:00 am That's beautiful, Wain. And those flowers are gorgeous. I'm sure your mother was pleased. <3
Thank you :) I hope she would have been :)
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very beautiful flowers :) Glad you found something which gave you comfort :D

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That is great, Wain. I am very glad that you have found some comfort :)
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I have been giving my alts skinning and mining for money profit but i have SUCH a hard time lvling mining in the older areas.. its like the mines just went POOOF. I spend 3 hours in blade edge mountains and netherstorm and still not maxed in outlands mining... i spend 2 hours in sholari basin and found like 5 mines... where did the mines go? i can find A LOT of mines in BFA and WOD but not the older zones...

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I wonder if they nerfed them :/
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Wain wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:11 am I wonder if they nerfed them :/
Yeah i hae the same feeeling. But not sure . I only tested it on 4 miners. I hate mining in old continent now..
Do you get the same sparce mines Wain?

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Maria wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:33 am Do you get the same sparce mines Wain?
I haven't tried mining in old zones for a long time, so I'm not sure sorry.
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no worries

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