Friday, September 02, 2005

More waiting...

There's not much to say about the recent post from Dr. Cowen; except- don't lose hope. I expect them to come up with a detailed plan. Also, there will be new details coming out over the weekend about my foundation and how you can help. I am going to be interviewed by Fox News, which will probably be on later tonight (I will let you know). I will mention this site and how the spirit of Tulane exists in the thousands of people who read and respond to this site every day. Please keep the talk positive, and hang in there.

50 Comments:

Anonymous aherman said...

I think it may be time to forget a little about the master plan of President Cowen and Tulane and start worrying about the master plan of President Bush and the nation.

Bush, right before he left for New Orleans from Alabama, was asked what he planned to do for short-term and long-term housing? He had no answer, except to delegate responsibilities and get the best experts.

I'm not criticizing this answer, but he countinued to talk about agencies getting out there and people filling out forms to get help and that help would be out there.

It time to start thinking outside the box. The system, the government and its agencies, are not capable of handling such mass destruction and displacement. Paperwork and beauracracy is not an option.

I know the mayor of Philadelphia has announced that the city of brotherly love is prepared to house 1000 refugees immediately. I know it will take time to get people places, but cities around the country NEED to open there doors. Every city with a vacant house should begin preparing those buildings, so they are inhabitable.

There need to be solutions for today today and solutions for the coming months and years today.

11:48 AM  
Anonymous Mark Horstman said...

I am the father of Kate and Travis Horstman. Kate is a senior ME student, and Travis is a freshman NROTC student. We want everyone - PARTICULARLY Pres Cowen - to know that both Kate and Travis are committed to returning to Tulane. We've heard of other students deciding not just to attend classes elsewhere but maybe not go back at all... we're committed to Tulane. Kate and Travis would rather come back and have an unusual experience, and to contribute to the school's and the city's legacy of rebuilding. We stand behind Tulane. PERIOD.

11:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks brett for making this site, hopefully things in new orleans will pick up in the next few weeks, i really hope everyone will be back when they re open,

12:01 PM  
Anonymous Aaron Ronksley said...

I just heard this through one channel of information. Obviously because of Katrina, the New Orleans tourism industry is going to take a huge hit. Since tourism is one of the major components of the economy, this means Tulane has a much larger effect on the local economy. I don’t know if everyone realizes, but Tulane is the largest employer in New Orleans, and the 3rd largest employer in all of Louisiana. This is one reason Cowen is trying as hard as possible to see if we can have school this semester. I’ve heard that if they can start classes as early as November, they will do it. They don’t want to chance students transferring to other schools and not coming back. They will just shift the school year accordingly, and it will cut into our summer next year.

Basically, please be patient with Tulane and don’t run off to some other school. Everything we do has an effect on the economy of New Orleans.

12:31 PM  
Anonymous Ben said...

I stand behind Tulane University and the city of New Orleans 100%.

12:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I second all the positive YAY TULANE votes here, and I'm with them all the way.

However, you mentioned something about your foundation? I hope this will be designed with the Tulane Community in mind. My family has some old furniture, dishes, kids bedding, and potentially even a place to stay for any Tulane professors, students, staff that need some help. Please let me know what I can do to help out with this. My email is slarsen08@hotmail.com

12:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i just want to say that i am a freshman and while ive only spent less than a day at tulane so far.. there is no doubt i will be back at tulane the second it reopens. that goes for my room mate too!

12:56 PM  
Blogger anonymous said...

I love Brett Hyman. He is my hero.

1:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

going to another school isn't the end of the world. it'd be cleaner and if you are too afraid you won't make friends then get over it

1:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

100% Tulane. Keep faith. We'll all be together this semester....I know it!

1:26 PM  
Anonymous Cori Oliver said...

Hey, I wanted to thank you for setting up this blog. I am sure you are busy with everything, but I am a junior at Tulane and I went to my local Red Cross today in hopes to help out, and they were overjoyed. I am starting a fundraiser in Rhode Island, and I asked friends in Florida, Texas and Tennessee to do the same. I just started today, but I am hoping to get a Tulane student from every state to get in on this. This will hopefully give some hope to not only Tulane students, but the people of New Orleans. The Tulane community has been part of the city for so long, and I think we can still be a huge part from 1500 miles away. We've decided to call the fundraiser Students for New Orleans. If anyone is interested, please let me know via phone (401) 301-1808, since webmail is down we obviously can't use it for contact information, but when it is up coliver2@tulane.edu

Thanks,
Cori Oliver

1:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

URGENT: I just saw this on MSNBC. Anyone who knows how to get in touch with services to help residents still trapped in new orleans. There are people, including 3 TULANE STUDENTS, stuck in an attic at 3254 Gentilly Blvd with little or no water and food.

1:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey brett, im applying to tulane for class of 2010, and i know im gonna have to hold off on applying because theres no way they would receive my app right now...but if theres any advice you can give me on how to get them either my paper or online application, please put it in the next post. thanks!

1:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

im a prospective student for class of 2010 and i definitely am still applying! im just unsure of how to get my app to tulane seeing as how im sure mail wont be getting to the school and the tulane web is down...if you have any info on what i can do to send in my application please post it. thanks!

2:02 PM  
Anonymous Andrew Herman said...

The Mayor of Philadelphia has announced that Philly is ready to house 1000 families from New Orleans. I spoke with the Mayor office and they will be coordinating this effort and expanded capacity to house these families through Habitat for Humanity. If anyone in the Philadelphia area is interested in volunteer please email me at tulanephillyhfh@yahoo.com or call at 610-716-7947.

I, also, encourage students to contact their senators, congressmen, mayors, governors, and local politicians to encourage other cities to follow Philadelphia's example. These people are going to need longterm or permanent homes.

2:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Assistance request form for the US Coast Guard
I didn't see the report, so maybe you could post more details.
Or even call. But from what i've heard the phone lines are all busy.

2:13 PM  
Anonymous Jessi Leavitt said...

I just graduated and am now living in Miami, Fl. I think that many of the universities down here are willing to accept displaced students. If anyone needs a place to stay please e-mail me at jess.leavitt@gmail.com. If you want any information about housing in this area...please feel free to contact me. I love Tulane and its students. I will do anything I can to help.

2:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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2:31 PM  
Anonymous Erin Healan said...

When we get back to Tulane, it will be a changed school in a changed city. At least in the case of Tulane, this may not be a bad thing. Those of us planning on returning to the uptown campus will not be representatives of that oft-reviled taxon, the apathetic Tulane kids. We may be a smaller school, but we will be closer. We who return are the kind of people who are willing to help one another out, whether in moving back in or rebuilding the city. And we will be stronger than we were before. They told us in admissions literature that we could have this experience "only at Tulane, only in New Orleans". I, for one, still think that it is possible.
Erin Healan
Tulane Cheerleader
Newcomb Junior

2:42 PM  
Anonymous Erin said...

One more thing:
I just spoke with my landlord this afternoon, and he said that as of yesterday Freret Street was dry or minimally flooded (up to the second step of my raised house, or about 1 foot above sidewalk) on the riverside of Carrollton. Dublin and Oak are OK too, and while the stores of Oak and Carrollton have been looted, the houses are untouched. I hope that this information helps someone. Also, PLEASE USE www.redcross.ask.com for ALL INTERNET SEARCHES. 100% of advertising revenues go to the relief effort.

2:49 PM  
Blogger Brett Hyman said...

I dont want to get into it with anyone on this site. This site isn't for me to defend my name, and I didn't want to do this, but I felt it was important because someone attacked the motive behind this site. I assume the person who posted a negative comment about me two comments ago will be back here to show his or her friends, so this comment is just to you. You contradict yourself saying what good this site is doing and then telling me I'm doing I dont have good intention. You believe that bad intentions can really lead to a productive site? You think I wanted to sit in 2 hours of traffic to go to fox and defend the story?(which is a negative story about Tulane never being the same You probably don't realize I field 100 emails a day, responding to every one of them. You probably don't know I stay up until 5am most nights working on posts and doing research for them. Listen, if you want to bash me, feel free to email me anytime. But if you are going to post on my site, then at least give us something producive to read. Simply put, nobody cares what you think of me or what you think about my site. The fact of the matter is, this site is helping people- and that's all that's important. If you are man or woman enough to post negative stuff on such a positive site, then email me with who you are and we can surely speak. But don't waste these people's time with you benign comments that make us all feel a bit dumber after reading them. And if I dont get an email from you, then hopefully one of your friends who feels good about this site will tell me who you are. We won't let you bring the united Tulane community down.
Love,
brett

3:14 PM  
Blogger Brett Hyman said...

Those of you trying to send in applications for 2010, I will be getting the info from the new admissions office in Virgina and will post it as soon as I can.

3:15 PM  
Anonymous emily said...

I just graduated this past May from Tulane, and it breaks my heart to see the city in such ruin and chaos. Brett, my props to you for keeping up a website like this one, and it makes me very happy to read all these positive comments that people will return to Tulane when the time comes. Please don't turn your back on TU--it's a great school, a strong school, and the best 4 years of my life were spent there.

That said, I am now a first year at the Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, and we have 1 EMPTY SPOT that my professors would like to give to someone that was down there and cannot return to med school for the time being. If you are a first year or if you know ANYONE that needs a spot, LET ME KNOW ASAP! Email me at eolberdi@iupui.edu.

3:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks, brett, ill check back to see what you found out about applying. and also, 200 positive comments pretty much outweigh 1 idiotic comment in my book.

3:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am a fifth year architecture student and was looking forward to starting a very taxing, and yet exciting, year of thesis at Tulane. I am posting this in the hope that SOMEONE within the decision making process will see this, as they have not given us any sort of contact information where we can log in our own comments and concerns about the many possible scenarios for this semester and the next year.

The thought of attempting to conduct my thesis research and design in a different location, under an even more extreme amount of stress than is normal, and without any of my belongings (as they are all still in New Orleans) is an unsatisfactory one to me. As much as I understand the higher ups wish to not disrupt the educational plans of students, it would be better for all concerned to allow us a semester off to recoup both our thoughts and emotions, and our belongings from our apartments. How are we to go to school in a different city without anything to call our own? Furthermore, I rely on a part time job for my living expenses...Is Tulane prepared to give grants to all the students who, despite generous financial aid, still have significant financial needs? It is one thing for Newcomb, Tulane, or Business school students to continue their education in a different city temporarily...it is nearly impossible for an architecture student, particularly a fifth year, to do so. It is my hope that they simply cancel classes for the semester and resume in January and continue through the summer.

Finally, as much as I would like to receive my degree from Tulane, I do not feel enough attachment to wait through their poorly decided plans. If they attempt to send us to an alternative university for the semester I will withdraw from Tulane and transfer into a different Masters program in January. I have spoken with many of my friends within the program and they feel the same way. Hopefully our wonderful Dean, Reed Kroloff, will take into consideration all these many compicated issues and fight for the cancellation of the semester.

3:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am a fifth year architecture student and was looking forward to starting a very taxing, and yet exciting, year of thesis at Tulane. I am posting this in the hope that SOMEONE within the decision making process will see this, as they have not given us any sort of contact information where we can log in our own comments and concerns about the many possible scenarios for this semester and the next year.

The thought of attempting to conduct my thesis research and design in a different location, under an even more extreme amount of stress than is normal, and without any of my belongings (as they are all still in New Orleans) is an unsatisfactory one to me. As much as I understand the higher ups wish to not disrupt the educational plans of students, it would be better for all concerned to allow us a semester off to recoup both our thoughts and emotions, and our belongings from our apartments. How are we to go to school in a different city without anything to call our own? Furthermore, I rely on a part time job for my living expenses...Is Tulane prepared to give grants to all the students who, despite generous financial aid, still have significant financial needs? It is one thing for Newcomb, Tulane, or Business school students to continue their education in a different city temporarily...it is nearly impossible for an architecture student, particularly a fifth year, to do so. It is my hope that they simply cancel classes for the semester and resume in January and continue through the summer.

Finally, as much as I would like to receive my degree from Tulane, I do not feel enough attachment to wait through their poorly decided plans. If they attempt to send us to an alternative university for the semester I will withdraw from Tulane and transfer into a different Masters program in January. I have spoken with many of my friends within the program and they feel the same way. Hopefully our wonderful Dean, Reed Kroloff, will take into consideration all these many compicated issues and fight for the cancellation of the semester.

3:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this site. Seriously. :-)

3:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The acenet link does not work...This needs to be fixed.

4:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

is tuition being refunded?

4:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tulane will once again be the greatest university on the face of the Earth and the city of New Orleans will once again be the greatest city on the face of the Earth....period. I stand 100% behind the university, the city, and the people of good ol' NOLA.

4:52 PM  
Anonymous Annie said...

Another question to address: If a student decides NOT to become a visiting student to a university, will that student's financial aid/status be dropped with Tulane? OR can the student take the semester off and enter Tulane when it reopens with his or her previous aid and standing?

4:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, I heard that people were being mean and I just wanted to say that I think what you're doing is fabulous. As crushed as I am that there won't be a fall semester, I can't wait to return to Tulane when the time comes. Also, I think Scott Cowen should be praised for trying to save the semester. It was a noble, if impossible effort.

Thanks so much for all you do, Brett.

4:57 PM  
Anonymous sprucehelp@yahoo.com said...

For those interested in a bird's eye view post-Katrina of parts of the Tulane area, the link below is to a bulletin board where you can download an "overlay" for Google Earth.

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/95518/page/vc/vc/1

On a sad, but related note:

A friend of mine had to leave on short notice on the Tulane buses to Jackson State. Unfortunately, he had to leave his dog inside his house with a lot of water and food (nobody knew back then how long this would last).

If there is a kind soul out there with the means to go check on this creature near Spruce & Dante, please let me know through this email: sprucehelp@yahoo.com

4:57 PM  
Anonymous sprucehelp@yahoo.com said...

Full link below:

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/
0/Number/95518/page/vc/vc/1

5:01 PM  
Anonymous architecture student said...

I have heard that there are talks between UTA and TSA (between Gatzke, old dean, and Kroloff, new dean) to have TSA open at Texas at Arlington and housing at SMU in Dallas.If anyone has heard anything more about this please email me at enc120585@hotmail.com

5:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just graduated in May and my heart is with all y'all in New Orleans and the surrounding parishes - especially students, staff, and professors who call New Orleans their home year round.

The indominable spirit of louisiana and especially NO is a source of continual pride to me. I have been volunteering at the red cross national call center here in denver and have spoken to so many who have lost everything but still cracked jokes with me on the phone and those trapped under rubble (scared, hungry, thirsty, with young children, in rising water) and were only concerned for the safety of their loved ones.

Hastert is wrong - give us back the city that care forget and let us NOT forget! Where else are there people such as this? God bless New Orleans!

5:19 PM  
Blogger Edmund Martin said...

My prayers are with all our fellow countrymen in despair in Miss., LA and AL. I am a distant learning graduate student (MPH) and pray that all our undergraduates can continue their education in this most difficult time. I for one will hold out for a Master's degree from Tulane for whatever it takes. I only have one semester of classes left. Unless President Cohen can resurrect the Distant Learning program, I will wait for Spring. Even though I am way past the age where it matters, the degree from Tulane carries considerable weight and prestige and is worth our loyality.

May God be with all our students, faculty and staff.

Edmund Martin

6:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks sooo much for making this site. I am a New Orleans native and a Tulane grad ('05). Everything that is happening breaks my heart. I feel like a loved on has been stripped bare on TV for the world to see. My greatest fear is that people will not return to New Orleans, a city which is truly unlike any other and missed by all that leave it. Reading the comments on this site gives me a warm feeling- to know that other people love New Orleans and Tulane makes me feel as though things will eventually become normal again.

7:44 PM  
Anonymous Natalie said...

An important question on all the minds of students who shipped things to school:

Is there going to be a chance to pay for a return shipment of things we had shipped to school?

I'm from the North and so I shipped all my winterish things to school, but now that it looks like I'll be staying here for the semester, I will probably need those things more than what I have with me. I'd rather pay to have everything returned then to pay to buy new.

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I am sure you have heard the song "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club but have you ever given much thought to its meaning? While on Earth, you are living in a world of reincarnation which is governed by the law of karma. Karma begins to propel you as Soul on a personal journey through the universe. Karma ends when you have reached enlightenment and fully realise that this physical reality and the Universe itself is just an illusion. When you reach a state of knowingness that there is but One all pervading essence and that essence or consciousness is You!
So what is Karma and how does it work? While in the illusion you have a soul. This soul lives past, present, and future lives. To grow in love, joy, and awareness, you reincarnate into a series of physical bodies to experience different existences. This road leads to the experiences of being both sexes, all races, religions, and ethnic types throughout many lifetimes.
Karma in its simplicist terms can be described by the biblical statement "as you sow, so also shall you reap". Karma is the principle of cause and effect, action and reaction, total cosmic justice and personal responsibility. It brings 'good' experiences as well as 'bad' - a debt must be repaid and a blessing rewarded.

A more indepth esoteric look at karma gives us the following distinctions: Sanchita Karma: the accumulated result of all your actions from all your past lifetimes. This is your total cosmic debt. Every moment of every day either you are adding to it or you are reducing this cosmic debt. Prarabdha Karma: the portion of your "sanchita" karma being worked on in the present life. If you work down your agreed upon debt in this lifetime, then more past debts surface to be worked on. Agami Karma: the portion of actions in the present life that add to your "sanchita" karma. If you fail to work off your debt, then more debts are added to "sanchita" karma and are sent to future lives. Kriyamana Karma: daily, instant karma created in this life that is worked off immediately. These are debts that are created and worked off - ie. you do wrong, you get caught and you spend time in jail.
As a soul, you experience a constant cycle of births and deaths with a series of bodies for the purpose of experiencing this illusionary world gaining spiritual insights into your own true nature until the totality of all experiences show you Who you really are - the I AM! Until you have learned, you will find that pretending that the rules of karma do not exist or trying to escape the consequences of your actions is futile.
Although it may often "feel" like punishment, the purpose of karma is to teach not to punish. Often the way we learn is to endure the same type of suffering that we have inflicted on others and also rexperience circumstances until we learn to change our thinking and attitudes.

We are all here to learn lessons as spiritual beings in human form. These lessons are designed to help us grow into greater levels of love, joy, and awareness. They teach us our true nature of love. Where we do not choose love, show forgiveness, teach tolerance, or display compassion, karma intervenes to put us back on the path of these lessons. Quite simply, the only way to achieve a state of karmic balance is to be love.
Before you incarnated into your present personality, you agreed to put yourself in the path of all that is you need to learn. Once you got here, you agreed to forget this. Karma is impersonal and has the same effect for everyone. It is completely fair in its workings and it is predictable - "do onto others as you would have them do unto you" is a way to ensure peace and tranquillity in your own life as well as the lives of those you come into contact with. The law of karma is predictable - "as you sow, so shall you reap" what is done to you is the net result of what you have done to others!
Karma gives you the opportunity at every moment to become a better person than you are and to open up to the realization that you are the master of your own fate.

The goal of karma is to give you all the experiences that you need to evolve into greater levels of love, joy, awareness, and responsibility. Karma teaches that you are totally responsible for the circumstances of your life. They keep you on the straight and narrow until you have mastered your vehicle and can ride freely on your own. Once you understand that you are the master of your own circumstances and that everything you experience is a direct result of your past actions due to your thinking and emotional responses you can overcome its seeming negative effects by creating only 'good' karma.
Karma forces us to look beyond ourselves (oneness) so that we can see ourselves as we truly are Whole, Complete, at One with everything. Once we truly understand ourselves, we can see our divinity and our unity with all life.
Karma drives us to service. Love means service. Once you accept total responsibility for your life, you see yourself as a soul in service to God. Once you do, you become a fully realized being, allowing God to experience the illusion through you.
Belief in karma and an understanding of its workings will lead you to a life of bliss. Only your own deeds can hinder you. Until the time comes when we release ourselves from our own self-imposed shackles of limitation and fully understand who and what we are we will live under the mantle of karma. So until that day why not create some wonderful experiences for ourselves by "doing onto others, as we would have them do unto us". personal-development.info

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Blogger vkk1_hypno said...

I am sure you have heard the song "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club but have you ever given much thought to its meaning? While on Earth, you are living in a world of reincarnation which is governed by the law of karma. Karma begins to propel you as Soul on a personal journey through the universe. Karma ends when you have reached enlightenment and fully realise that this physical reality and the Universe itself is just an illusion. When you reach a state of knowingness that there is but One all pervading essence and that essence or consciousness is You!
So what is Karma and how does it work? While in the illusion you have a soul. This soul lives past, present, and future lives. To grow in love, joy, and awareness, you reincarnate into a series of physical bodies to experience different existences. This road leads to the experiences of being both sexes, all races, religions, and ethnic types throughout many lifetimes.
Karma in its simplicist terms can be described by the biblical statement "as you sow, so also shall you reap". Karma is the principle of cause and effect, action and reaction, total cosmic justice and personal responsibility. It brings 'good' experiences as well as 'bad' - a debt must be repaid and a blessing rewarded.

A more indepth esoteric look at karma gives us the following distinctions: Sanchita Karma: the accumulated result of all your actions from all your past lifetimes. This is your total cosmic debt. Every moment of every day either you are adding to it or you are reducing this cosmic debt. Prarabdha Karma: the portion of your "sanchita" karma being worked on in the present life. If you work down your agreed upon debt in this lifetime, then more past debts surface to be worked on. Agami Karma: the portion of actions in the present life that add to your "sanchita" karma. If you fail to work off your debt, then more debts are added to "sanchita" karma and are sent to future lives. Kriyamana Karma: daily, instant karma created in this life that is worked off immediately. These are debts that are created and worked off - ie. you do wrong, you get caught and you spend time in jail.
As a soul, you experience a constant cycle of births and deaths with a series of bodies for the purpose of experiencing this illusionary world gaining spiritual insights into your own true nature until the totality of all experiences show you Who you really are - the I AM! Until you have learned, you will find that pretending that the rules of karma do not exist or trying to escape the consequences of your actions is futile.
Although it may often "feel" like punishment, the purpose of karma is to teach not to punish. Often the way we learn is to endure the same type of suffering that we have inflicted on others and also rexperience circumstances until we learn to change our thinking and attitudes.

We are all here to learn lessons as spiritual beings in human form. These lessons are designed to help us grow into greater levels of love, joy, and awareness. They teach us our true nature of love. Where we do not choose love, show forgiveness, teach tolerance, or display compassion, karma intervenes to put us back on the path of these lessons. Quite simply, the only way to achieve a state of karmic balance is to be love.
Before you incarnated into your present personality, you agreed to put yourself in the path of all that is you need to learn. Once you got here, you agreed to forget this. Karma is impersonal and has the same effect for everyone. It is completely fair in its workings and it is predictable - "do onto others as you would have them do unto you" is a way to ensure peace and tranquillity in your own life as well as the lives of those you come into contact with. The law of karma is predictable - "as you sow, so shall you reap" what is done to you is the net result of what you have done to others!
Karma gives you the opportunity at every moment to become a better person than you are and to open up to the realization that you are the master of your own fate.

The goal of karma is to give you all the experiences that you need to evolve into greater levels of love, joy, awareness, and responsibility. Karma teaches that you are totally responsible for the circumstances of your life. They keep you on the straight and narrow until you have mastered your vehicle and can ride freely on your own. Once you understand that you are the master of your own circumstances and that everything you experience is a direct result of your past actions due to your thinking and emotional responses you can overcome its seeming negative effects by creating only 'good' karma.
Karma forces us to look beyond ourselves (oneness) so that we can see ourselves as we truly are Whole, Complete, at One with everything. Once we truly understand ourselves, we can see our divinity and our unity with all life.
Karma drives us to service. Love means service. Once you accept total responsibility for your life, you see yourself as a soul in service to God. Once you do, you become a fully realized being, allowing God to experience the illusion through you.
Belief in karma and an understanding of its workings will lead you to a life of bliss. Only your own deeds can hinder you. Until the time comes when we release ourselves from our own self-imposed shackles of limitation and fully understand who and what we are we will live under the mantle of karma. So until that day why not create some wonderful experiences for ourselves by "doing onto others, as we would have them do unto us". personal-development.info

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