Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

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st theresa1
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby st theresa1 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:29 am

Wonderful--Thanks for sharing Jarkko--He read my name...I can't help but wonder if he read it out loud.
Anyway --that's just me and I can ask for nothing from someone who has given me so much.
I tried smoking after quitting and didn't like it anymore--I get that.
Am grateful that we (as a community) could get together on such a project. Thanks to all for that.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Cheshire gal » Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:40 am

'He read my name' :D It doesn't take much too make us happy does it st theresa1.?
I am happy too. 8)
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'...and here's a man still working for your little smile' -Leonard Cohen
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby BlizzardofIce » Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:19 am

Thanks, made my morning to read this.

I love how he always choose every word wisely, he never waste one of them.
The art of using as few words as possible, but still make the whole point.
He is the king of that art. I wish more people would learn that.
There are many ways a man can serve his time
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby A.Sukitu » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:36 am

Thanks as always, Jarkko!

BlizzardodIce, I so agree with your well-crafted words.

Oh, Leonard, you are a shining light .... and thank you! You got me singing!
"You let me sing, you lifted me up, you gave my soul a beam to travel on. ... You gave the injury a tongue to heal itself."
Leonard Cohen in Book of Mercy (1984) Ch. 19.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Donata » Sun Oct 05, 2014 1:11 pm

Dear Leonard, we are so grateful
... "Whence Thou dost pour upon the world a flood
Of harmony, with instinct more divine; ...

Thank you for your kind words.

And thank you Jarkko , the "generous Spirit" without whom nothing of all and everything here would be possible.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Patrycja » Mon Oct 06, 2014 5:59 am

jarkko wrote:THE BENCH

I read every name.
I bow my head in gratitude.


SMOKING

I took a puff the other night.
Didn't like it.
Maybe try again come 90.


DEAR FRIENDS

Thank you for the countless times you have lifted my spirit.
Thank you for the comfort and the encouragement.

Love and Blessings,


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Leonard
:shock: Simply profound as only Leonard can say it. Thanks again to Jarkko for the message, and for letting us have this outlet of love for the man who brings and keeps us together. Thank you, Leonard. You've given us so much it can't help but spill out and resonate in the world and make better all it touches.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Francy » Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:28 pm

So touching... as always when Leonard addresses us.

Thank you Jarkko for making this possible.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Sideways » Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:02 am

Thank you Jarkko for sending us Leonard's amended reply. I love his Judge joke and his wonderful winter sign-off.

jarkko wrote:THE BENCH

I read every name.
Before I despatch them to prison


SMOKING

I took a puff the other night.
Didn't like it.
Maybe try again come 90 minutes time


DEAR FRIENDS

Thank you for the countless times you have lifted my spirit.
Thank you for the comfort and the encouragement.
The feeling is mutual yet only one way

Glove and Thermals,


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Leonard
yeah, well, errrrm, hum, yeah, ok, I dunno, articulation is not my fing, who cares, SHUT IT YOU MUPPET, blah blah blah
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby regensburg » Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:39 pm

Wow, an update on Leonard's comment about the Bench project. Love it. Thank you Jarkko for posting this.
I wish all my Leonard's Forum Fans a "Very Happy New Year".
JARKKO please keep up the good work you do.
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Susy » Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:27 am

... Love and Blessings to you dear Leonard
.... and thank you Jarkko ... All the Best to you and your family for the coming 2016
... may it be a healty and a good one <3
... Susanne !
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby lizzytysh » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:44 pm

So many things I've missed.
Thank you belatedly from me, too, Jarkko.
Thanks to Leonard for his ongoing and continual involvement in matters of the heart on our beloved Forum.


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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby Paula » Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:20 pm

I have been away from the forum too long I missed it xx
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Re: Leonard about The Bench, Smoking, and Friends

Postby lizzytysh » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:33 pm

And welcome back two months later, Paula. Due to technology breakdown, I'm here seldom these days :?
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