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Pain Bliss and the Eternal Now

Hello my friends Well it's the day before Christmas and I am confined to my bedroom and find myself in quite a bit of pain. A few days ago I took my daughter Zoe (7 yrs. old) for a horse ride. On the trail a huge tree fell right as we were riding by, it made a tremendous noise, like a gunshot, only louder (to my ears). The horses were spooked and suddenly all hell broke loose as the horses bolted. Little Zoe struggled to stay on as her horse (named spook ironically) galloped full pelt up a hill, Zoe suddenly came off and smashed into a tree. I was probably in shock and on top my own bolting horse (named Jerry) we flew by Zoe who lay on the ground screaming in pain, I dismounted my horse while it bolted at full speed and hit the ground hard, tumbled down a hill and suddenly a tremendous pain in my right foot. Running to Zoe the pain was almost unbearable, we huddled together on the ground, covered in scraps blood and dirt, it was a hot day. "This was the worst thing that