Playing a shamisen

Playing a shamisen

My RL mom is from Okinawa so I went to the Okinawa summer festival. They had a shamisen in a gacha and it actually strums a tune. Just so awesome!

I tried to get the tide coming in but kept crashing. My computer does not like shadows! So this was just before my 5th crash (hey, I’m stubborn!) so I called it a day. I liked hte way the water shimmered under my dock. I probably should photoshop it a little but I’m going to go take a nap instead.

Location:
maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Shiradin/152/88/21

Camera: Firestorm, unedited

Setting:
CLIFF COVER Beach A 1024 by Fanatik Architecture (Kendra Zaurak)
Romantic Garden Palms by T&K Designs
Palm 2 by Lika Meili
daisy pier . RARE by dust bunny
red solarpowered navigation buoy by Khargo (Kheanu Karg)
Pearl of Oni by Red Sails Shipyard, (Angelic Helling-Maşala (elic.epsilon))

Cat in pot: Chaya-Gacha (MARONEKO set / Cat) Secret by [[RH]] Design house (亮 (ryo.ixxel))

Shamisen (wearable with one pose, plays a shamisen music)
Sanshin Famale 4 by ③ ++Twilight++ (MORE Laville)

Shamisen player (me):
[Matsuri.M] Costume-S #5-OR by Sakka’s Studio (sakka Flow)
yukata2016 geta (SLINK Flat) by 1mm (エターナルみりん (mirin.shippe))

Hair: * Tamayura -Hair * Akasi for Junihitoe by Junihitoe (Kaguya Lane)
Skin: Amar milk mk 02 CL by Wow Skins & shapes
Shape: Amar Shape by Wow Skins & shapes
Eyes: Luminous Eyes Dark Koa by Over the Rainbow
Coral candy lips by Wow Skins & shapes
Lashes 1 by Wow Skins & shapes
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Flat
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.1 – L – Elegant
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.1 – R – Casual

Posted by KaylaWoodrunnerSL on 2016-07-19 01:53:32

Tagged: , Kayla Woodrunner , Second , Life , Second Life , shamisen , Okinawa Summer Festival , Okinawa

WALL-E

WALL-E

"Put on your Sunday clothes, there’s lots of world out there …"

(‘ WALL-E’ by Thinkway Toys)

Diorama by RK

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How To Overcome Barriers to Success in Life

How To Overcome Barriers to Success in Life

Having a courage to overcome challenges and barriers in life is extremely important these days. No matter what we do, as we go through our lives, we will face a lot of obstacles and challenges along the way. Some people will just throw in the towel and quit when they are stumble by obstacles but some will persist on. Only those who persist on will eventually find success in life.

For example, if you are a business owner, you are constantly dealing with challenges such as how to increase profits, how to keep the operational costs low, how to sell more products, how to make your customers happy, how to get new customers, how to deal with irate customers, how to manage your resources, etc. The list just goes on…

According to many surveys, most successful people had failed many times before they finally achieved great success. Only those who have strong persistence and discipline are going to go through the process of success, and they understand that failure is just part of the game. Most people, however, are just looking for the PRIZE before they pay the PRICE.

You see, success has a price tag and you can’t achieve success without first paying the price unless of course you have a very rich parents and they deposit million of dollars into your bank account. But, for majority of people, this is not the case; majority of us do not have rich parents.

Therefore, the road to great success and wealth won’t be an easy one. It is not like walking in the park. If it is easy, everyone you see walking on the street is a millionaire now. But this is not the case… in order to succeed, you need to work hard and work smart as well of course.

How Positive-Thinking Can Help You Accomplish Success?

1. Positive-thinkers can get through the bad times better than negative-thinkers or a pessimist. People who think positively will always see the brighter side of every situation whereas those who are considered as pessimists often complain, and blame themselves and others for what happened.

2. Positive-thinkers are the proactive individuals. They take action and they don’t quit despite facing great difficulties. They always learn new ways to do things better. On the other hand, negative-thinkers always complain why they can’t do this or that. They always point their fingers to others and find faults in others. They don’t believe that they can succeed in life.

3. Positive people will also attract positive things. This is the law of attraction – positive will attract positive. If you think positively, you will behave and act positively and hence you will produce positive results. When you think positively, good things will come to you – this is very true!

4. A positive-thinker can make things happen. These people always believe that there is something good in everything no matter how bleak and hopeless it may seem now. While others complain and drown themselves in self-pity, positive-thinkers continue to work hard and find solutions to current problems. They do not just find the answers to the “Whys” but they also find answers to the “How’s.”

Last but not least, same effort and energy are required for thinking positively or negatively. So, why choose to think negatively? Why put yourself in a bad position? Why not transform yourself into a positive individual so that the law of attraction will work for you?

It is not difficult to think in a positive way. Just tell yourself that you only have one chance to live a fruitful life. So why would you want to waste your life? Since you only get to live once, why don’t you strive to live a fruitful and happy life? It is too precious to be wasted.

Do you want to know how to overcome your barriers to achieving financial success in life? If so, go and check out this program called Blueprint Project Black Edition. You can read the complete review at The Blueprint Project Review.

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How To Overcome Barriers to Success in Life

How To Overcome Barriers to Success in Life
Having a courage to overcome challenges and barriers in life is extremely important these days. No matter what we do, as we go through our lives, we will face a lot of obstacles and challenges along the way. Some people will just throw in the towel and quit when they are stumble by obstacles but some will persist on. Only those who persist on will eventually find success in life.

For example, if you are a business owner, you are constantly dealing with challenges such as how to increase profits, how to keep the operational costs low, how to sell more products, how to make your customers happy, how to get new customers, how to deal with irate customers, how to manage your resources, etc. The list just goes on…

According to many surveys, most successful people had failed many times before they finally achieved great success. Only those who have strong persistence and discipline are going to go through the process of success, and they understand that failure is just part of the game. Most people, however, are just looking for the PRIZE before they pay the PRICE.

You see, success has a price tag and you can’t achieve success without first paying the price unless of course you have a very rich parents and they deposit million of dollars into your bank account. But, for majority of people, this is not the case; majority of us do not have rich parents.

Therefore, the road to great success and wealth won’t be an easy one. It is not like walking in the park. If it is easy, everyone you see walking on the street is a millionaire now. But this is not the case… in order to succeed, you need to work hard and work smart as well of course.

How Positive-Thinking Can Help You Accomplish Success?

1. Positive-thinkers can get through the bad times better than negative-thinkers or a pessimist. People who think positively will always see the brighter side of every situation whereas those who are considered as pessimists often complain, and blame themselves and others for what happened.

2. Positive-thinkers are the proactive individuals. They take action and they don’t quit despite facing great difficulties. They always learn new ways to do things better. On the other hand, negative-thinkers always complain why they can’t do this or that. They always point their fingers to others and find faults in others. They don’t believe that they can succeed in life.

3. Positive people will also attract positive things. This is the law of attraction – positive will attract positive. If you think positively, you will behave and act positively and hence you will produce positive results. When you think positively, good things will come to you – this is very true!

4. A positive-thinker can make things happen. These people always believe that there is something good in everything no matter how bleak and hopeless it may seem now. While others complain and drown themselves in self-pity, positive-thinkers continue to work hard and find solutions to current problems. They do not just find the answers to the “Whys” but they also find answers to the “How’s.”

Last but not least, same effort and energy are required for thinking positively or negatively. So, why choose to think negatively? Why put yourself in a bad position? Why not transform yourself into a positive individual so that the law of attraction will work for you?

It is not difficult to think in a positive way. Just tell yourself that you only have one chance to live a fruitful life. So why would you want to waste your life? Since you only get to live once, why don’t you strive to live a fruitful and happy life? It is too precious to be wasted.

Do you want to know how to overcome your barriers to achieving financial success in life? If so, go and check out this program called Blueprint Project Black Edition. You can read the complete review at Blueprint Project Review.

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5 Rules for Success in Life

5 Rules for Success in Life

Success in life is defined differently by many different people. Some think success means having all the money you want to buy all the toys you want. Some think success is being loved by a large family and always having friends around. Whatever your definition of success is, there are some rules for success in life that should be followed in order to really be satisfied and feel accomplished.

Rule For Success #1 – Take Action

This is the biggest rule of them all. If you don’t take action then you can’t reach the desired outcome. Many people let fear hold them back from going out and getting what they want, but you will find that if you can overcome that fear then you will start achieving things you’ve always wanted to achieve.

Rule For Success #2 – Be Positive

If you are not positive then chances are you will not try. This is part of the fear. You tell yourself that you will never achieve that dream anywase so why bother. Or maybe you put yourself down and tell yourself you are not good enough, fast enough, smart enough, or rich enough to get the things you want. You have pretty much given up before you have even started at this point. Gain some self-confidence and be positive about your abilities, then go out and achieve your dreams!

Rule For Success #3 – Think Outside the Box

If you follow the crowd then you will get the same results that the crowd gets. If you step outside of the line and think for yourself, then you will get your own unique results. Those unique results will be the ones that make you feel successful, because they were defined by you as something worth achieving.

Rule For Success #4 – Don’t Always Listen to Your Elders

Your elders have a lot of life experience, and they can help you avoid making huge mistakes in your life, but a lot of what they tell you is from their own opinions and fears. Maybe they tell you that the only way to earn a safe and secure living is to work for the government. That’s simply not true. But because that is their opinion they do not waiver on it, and they can be very convincing as well.

The truth is, there are probably a lot of things they didn’t try in their life that you would like to try, and because they are fearful of it they will not accept it as a logical way to go about life. But that shouldn’t hold you back from making it your way of life. You may find happiness and success on that path, where you wouldn’t find it on the path they want you to take.

Rule For Success #5 – Don’t Listen to Naysayers

There will be a lot of negative people who put down your dreams and desires. They can influence you to stop working towards your success altogether. But you can’t listen to these people because the reasons they have don’t apply to you. You are an individual who has a lot to offer. They may be jealous, miserable, and negative people who don’t believe in anyone or anything. Their opinion is a reflection of their beliefs.

An example of this is Elvis Presley. He had many negative people come into his life. For instance, he once tried out for a local vocal quartet, and was rejected on the premise that he couldn’t sing! He shortly tried out for another band and was told to stick to his truck driving career because he was never going to make it as a singer! Can you imagine if he had listened to those people? He may have given up altogether, and our world would have never heard his voice and been changed because of it.

Another important part of success is setting goals to reach your desires. Learn 6 tips for achieving success through goal setting at Kari’s personal development website, Manifest Connection.

5 Rules For Success In Life

5 Rules For Success In Life
Success in life is defined differently by many different people. Some think success means having all the money you want to buy all the toys you want. Some think success is being loved by a large family and always having friends around. Whatever your definition of success is, there are some rules for success in life that should be followed in order to really be satisfied and feel accomplished.

Rule For Success #1 Take Action

This is the biggest rule of them all. If you dont take action then you cant reach the desired outcome. Many people let fear hold them back from going out and getting what they want, but you will find that if you can overcome that fear then you will start achieving things youve always wanted to achieve.

Rule For Success #2 – Be Positive

If you are not positive then chances are you will not try. This is part of the fear. You tell yourself that you will never achieve that dream anywase so why bother. Or maybe you put yourself down and tell yourself you are not good enough, fast enough, smart enough, or rich enough to get the things you want. You have pretty much given up before you have even started at this point. Gain some self-confidence and be positive about your abilities, then go out and achieve your dreams!

Rule For Success #3 – Think Outside the Box

If you follow the crowd then you will get the same results that the crowd gets. If you step outside of the line and think for yourself, then you will get your own unique results. Those unique results will be the ones that make you feel successful, because they were defined by you as something worth achieving.

Rule For Success #4 – Dont Always Listen to Your Elders

Your elders have a lot of life experience, and they can help you avoid making huge mistakes in your life, but a lot of what they tell you is from their own opinions and fears. Maybe they tell you that the only way to earn a safe and secure living is to work for the government. Thats simply not true. But because that is their opinion they do not waiver on it, and they can be very convincing as well.

The truth is, there are probably a lot of things they didnt try in their life that you would like to try, and because they are fearful of it they will not accept it as a logical way to go about life. But that shouldnt hold you back from making it your way of life. You may find happiness and success on that path, where you wouldnt find it on the path they want you to take.

Rule For Success #5 – Dont Listen to Naysayers

There will be a lot of negative people who put down your dreams and desires. They can influence you to stop working towards your success altogether. But you cant listen to these people because the reasons they have dont apply to you. You are an individual who has a lot to offer. They may be jealous, miserable, and negative people who don’t believe in anyone or anything. Their opinion is a reflection of their beliefs.

An example of this is Elvis Presley. He had many negative people come into his life. For instance, he once tried out for a local vocal quartet, and was rejected on the premise that he couldnt sing! He shortly tried out for another band and was told to stick to his truck driving career because he was never going to make it as a singer! Can you imagine if he had listened to those people? He may have given up altogether, and our world would have never heard his voice and been changed because of it.

Learn 6 tips for achieving success through goal setting at Kari’s personal development website, Manifest Connection.

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Life Success Requires Joining Successful Organizations

Life Success Requires Joining Successful Organizations

Overall success has far more to do with who you know than it does what you know and this is something that far too many people miss as they strive for more. If you ask a wildly successful person what they did to get there, they will almost always mention the networking group they are a part of.

Networking with other successful people is a key aspect to attaining the goals you have for yourself. Research shows that your income will be right around that of the five people you spend the most time with. In other areas of life, such as your health or relationship quality, this rule will also apply. Hang around people with bad health habits and you’re more likely to be in bad health yourself.

If you are a person who has high goals and would like to accomplish great things in life, then it’s imperative that you get around the right people. No matter how positive you are, if you’re around enough negative influence, you’ll find it quite difficult to overcome those negative thought patterns. This will cause you to struggle to get ahead the way you want to.

Think about all the negative inputs you are exposed to on a daily basis. Every time you pick up the newspaper or watch the daily news, you are hearing about all the negatives of your world. If you have a spouse or friends who don’t support you in all of your endeavors, then you’re not receiving the correct amount of positive input required to lift you to success.

This is something that successful people all throughout history have figured out. The people in our society who are enjoying the best careers, businesses, health, relationships and overall happiness are those who align themselves with people of like mind.

This is why there are groups like the Harvard Alumni Group, Toastmasters, Lion’s Club, Global Information Network, Freemasons, etc. The people who join these organizations are looking to be surrounded by others who think positively and can teach them success principles. In addition, members get to know one another and refer business to one another, therefore enriching each other’s lives.

This principle is seen when people pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to join golf country clubs. This isn’t done in order to play wonderful golf games. This is done so each member can network and make connections in the clubhouse. It’s in the clubhouse or out on the greens where agreements are made to do business together. Non-members never receive the sweetest business deals members do.

This can be seen in all industries. Large industry moguls help one another with distribution channels. Network marketing leaders help one another sell their MLM secrets to new people in the industry. Internet marketing leaders do the same thing. Local business leaders band together in local groups in order to ensure local industry-friendly laws.

If you desire success in all areas of your life, do what you can to join networking organizations that will uplift you and help you on your path.

Just like the networking organizations already mentioned, the Global Information Network is a group of wildly successful people teaching others the way to success. It teaches success in health, relationships, reveals true MLM secrets, and educates membership on how to retire with residual income streams in place.

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Bring Your Ex Boyfriend Back in Your Life

Bring Your Ex Boyfriend Back in Your Life

Breaking up is a painful part of any romantic relationship but sometimes after a break up you will realize you want him back. You still miss him and life is not the same without him. It could be hard to bring your ex boyfriend back but if you know how, things will be easier. Here are some tips:

Stop calling him after the break up. Yes, you have to stop calling him, he wants some space and you have to give him some space. You cannot bring your ex boyfriend back if you keep annoying him. This is not the time to persuade him or pressure him to talk to you. The right time will come but for now stop communicating with him. He will get annoyed and will avoid you more if you keep bugging him.

Act as if nothing happened and you are fine without him. This is hard but you have to move on and continue living even if you are mending a broken heart. Surround yourself with people who love you and go out with them once in a while. Take care of yourself physically to stay gorgeous and learn to act with calmness and confidence. Men are fascinated with women who have strong character despite of their heartaches. This will tickle the curiosity of your ex boyfriend and he may begin to think if he did the right thing leaving you. This method maybe hard but it will help you bring your ex boyfriend back.

Get connected with him again. If you are already prepared and you know you are already in control of your emotions, this is the right time to get in touch with him again and execute your plans to bring your ex boyfriend back. Attending a gathering with common friends or running into him in a bookstore or supermarket where he usually shop is a nice start. A friendly smile with him is a start but focus your attention on other people around you, and just be civil with him. He will begin to wonder what is new with you and he may also wonder what it is like having your company again.

Those are some of the things that you need to do to bring your ex boyfriend back. If you want to discover the little known method to make him want you back, discover the step-by-step strategy visit All About Relationships

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What is Overrated in Life and Business – The Most Overrated Concepts

What is Overrated in Life and Business – The Most Overrated Concepts

Life and business are two things which make the world what it is today, and allow it to continue to progress. So it would seem as if success in these two fields should be of the utmost importance. But what exactly is overrated in life and business? Here are just a few of the most overrated concepts.

In life and business, waiting is overrated. The worst positions you can hold is to be the pro in your procrastination and the con in your construction. Many people put their dreams and passions on hold, waiting for ‘the perfect time’. Anytime after this very minute is not the perfect time to chase your dreams. The time is now. Success in life and business is achieved by living as if there’s no tomorrow. It is a well known fact that tomorrow’s not promised. So don’t let fear get in the way of your happiness. Just gather up enough courage and chase your goals. Remember that excuses are merely expressions of fear. Throughout my reality sessions (speeches where I keep it real with my audience), I always come across someone who truly wants to pursue their passions, but let the “but what if” control their subconscious and strengthen their un-productivity. Some say that they’ll study as much as they can before they take action, and end up still not taking action years down the road. If you’re continuing to put your success on hold until the next day and the next, ask yourself if you’re guaranteed to be here the next day. That line is what drove me to my success, and continues to control my vehicle. It is important to put miles on your vehicle before your engine goes bad.

In life and business, impression is overrated. The most impressive life is one lived to impress its owner. Live to help others, not impress them. Trying to keep up with the Jones’ will eventually turn into keeping up with the bills. Putting yourself in financial turmoil just for physical impressions is truly not worth it. I’m not one to say don’t get what makes you happy. But that is the key. Get what makes you happy. You are the only one you should intend to impress. Only then will the happiness of your outer life be parallel to your inner self. Let your knowledge and soul desire to help others speak for you, rather than physical attributes. The media portrays success to be in the form of financial status, cars, homes, etc. What you drive, where you live, and how much you make will never be more impressive than who you are as a person. The real value is through knowledge and opportunities which can allow others to reach their successes as well. Become more valuable by acquiring unlimited knowledge, and take action on helping others. That’s impressive.

In life and business, criticism is overrated. Too many people are concerned with what others think of them. This is the last thing to do if you’re looking to establish your unique individual character and achieve ultimate happiness with your life. What you think about yourself is who you are. Don’t let anyone get in the way of who you really are. Show love, honesty, integrity, and respect for every single person on this planet, but don’t be afraid to hold your ground and cut off someone who proves to be detrimental to your individuality. Treat the constructive and destructive criticism the same, only to apply them in your life as you see fit. Everyone lives in their own worlds, and no two worlds are the same. The more you stand for something, the more worlds are going to collide with yours. The key is to understand that and continue to stand for what you believe in and pursue your goals no matter what. Respect everyone’s worlds, but don’t allow another world to destroy yours. It is better to stand for something, than to fall for nothing.

In life and business, money is overrated. If you’re just striving for this solely, then you’re going about acquiring it the wrong way. Many love it and want it, but few understand it. Money is a symbol, a simple gift for exchange. Money is not what’s important. It is what money can offer you. What are your goals, dreams, and desires? What are you working and even reading this for? Your answer to any of those questions shouldn’t be to get money. It should be to acquire what money offers. Financial freedom, the ability to further pursue your passions (which is what true wealth is really about), live a comfortable life maybe? What’s important is what you would immediately get, how you would live, or what you would do if money wasn’t an issue.

In life and business, success is overrated. This means something different for everyone. It’s a sacrifice of everything you’re used to. True success in anything lies on the other side of your fear or right outside your comfort zone. It’s never completely satisfying. It always introduces another step once another level has been reached. It’s everlasting and takes much continuous work. It’s a journey, not a destination. It’s a result of hard work. Success is not easily obtainable through negativity and procrastination but easily maintainable with positivity and a strong work ethic.

In life and business, stress is overrated. This is a foreign terminology to those with faith. It is a cause of procrastination and a prevention of success. With the realization of the fact that life is what you make of it, this term shouldn’t even be existent. Everyone goes through struggles and obstacles. However it is those who remain faithful and positive without stress will remain persistent and motivated, which are necessary in order to be successful in anything.

These are just a few of the most overrated concepts in life and business. I hope that you succeed in every venture you pursue. I wish you the best of success, happiness, and prosperity.

Stefan Johnson (G-Prez) is the President and CEO of Graduatirement, LLC, an evolutionary business of success for the entire Millennial Generation, which shows students all around the world how to graduate college and retire professionally… simultaneously! His mission is to help everyone, especially Millennials, reach their ultimate individual success, happiness, and prosperity by providing evolutionary knowledge and extremely profitable opportunities, and ultimately revolutionize the entire Educational System for present and future generations so that success happiness and success is more commonly achieved, passions are pursued, and poverty is conquered. The answer to any and every question a college student may ever have, and the evolution of Millennial Success is now here: http://www.gprez.com – To Your Success, Happiness, and Prosperity.

Joy – God’s Life My Life

Joy – God’s Life My Life

Joy I Am

Wellspring of Joy
Floods my heart
Overflowing gratitude
For what’s my part

In sharing Love
With all the world
Of kindred souls
I’ve found the pearl

The priceless treasure
For which I trade
In fullest measure
The world I made

Of sickness and death
Of scarcity and woe
Gratitude in every breath
For now I know

That God’s my Self
And you’re my brother
That all is one
That there’s no other

Live in the now
No future or past
Only joy in your heart
Peace, freedom at last

God’s life in us is the only life we have. Take that spirit away and the body has no life of its own. The life in all universes, everywhere and everywhen is the same God life as gives us life. Those who extend that life (Infinite Love), to their fellow man, without measure, are making right use of their God-given life energy.

Those who are caught up in the ego’s world of fear, pain and loss are seen to be misusing, if you will, their God-given life energy. There is no moral right or wrong here as everyone is doing his or her best to find happiness. Dysfunctional behaviour in trying to ‘be’ happy is usually, if not always, the result of negative experiences in early life.

It will always be that the difficulties experienced by the second group are because they are trying to achieve happiness and success in life without God or a Higher Power. Their life experiences have left them feeling ‘outside’ and separate from God and everyone else.

You can be equally sure that the first group may also have experienced a difficult life but who generally seem to have a peaceful and happy life, to whatever degree, have partnered with a Higher Power. The important thing to realize is that neither group is better or worse than the other. While one may be living in error, (there is no sin, guilt or shame), the one and the same ‘life’ of God is equally in both.

The ego uses error and its consequences to reinforce feelings of guilt and shame in us. The Holy Spirit uses the same consequences to inspire us to see and admit that, on our own, we cannot succeed in living a life of peace and joy.

A person may be wildly successful financially and politically but experience only emptiness and frustration inside. The ego uses that emptiness and frustration to try to convince us to despair. The Holy Spirit uses the same emptiness and frustration to point out the futility of trying to live successfully without God.

This has been proven over and over again in 12 step programs, be it AA, NA, Overeaters Anonymous, Work addiction and many more, all using the same 12 steps. The life of the members of this program before coming to the program was a life of ever increasing disaster on all levels. Joining a 12-step group that addressed their issues, doing and living the 12 steps in all their affairs, millions of lives have been dramatically changed for the better.

We are spiritual beings and trying to live without a spiritual connection, a Higher Power, is to invite misery.

Prayer: Today and every day Father I invite You, through the Holy Spirit, to direct me in everything I think, say and do. Only in You and with You does my life have any meaning. In every situation I still my ‘thinking’ and listen for that inner voice to tell me what to do or say. In doing so, I finally achieve ever more Peace, Love, Joy and Freedom.

Bartholomew