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Julie D.

"Love, Kindness and Compassion for All Living Things"

El Cajon, CA, USA
female, age 65
divorced, 2 children
Speaks: American English, proficient in profanity
Joined Dec 24, 2007

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Joined Dec 24, 2007 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause, Other 
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Groups Animal Advocates, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, Truth, Politics, and Life
Hometown Santa Barbara, California 
Birthday March 15, 1951  
Languages American English, proficient in profanity  
About Me Gracefully aging hippie, mother, grandmother, eccentric, teacher, artist, writer, humanitarian, animal lover, nature lover, art lover, emergency healthcare professional, irreverent, peaceful warrior, lover of snarky humor
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Pets dog and cat, horses, chickens  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Taoism, Buddhism, Yoga, Vedanta, Native American, Spiritual Not Religious  
Eating Habits vegetarian, I include fish and dairy  
Wild Fact About Me I love eccentric people
My Philosophy Speak Softly But Carry a Big Stick, which means to me to be gentle and kind as much as it is possible to be, but at the same time to be strong and not accept tyrrany or abuse be it mental, emotional, physical, political, economic, or spiritual.
Also to think for yourself and live your own truth, follow the guidance of your own heart and not blindly accept anything as truth or good or right just because someone else says it's so, God or whatever you call your higher power will always speak to you through your heart and will always guide you to feel what is good and right and true
What Gives Me Hope Hero's such as Paul Watson and the Sea Shepard.
The basic goodness inherent in all people
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Get the money and corruption out of government, stop all wars, make preservation of our environment, great waters and wildlife a top priority along with ending hunger and ensuring the highest quality of education and healthcare for all
What/who changed my life and why The gift of having my children and now grand children has had the greatest impact, but as for movies "The Razors Edge" with Tyrone Power, Clifton Webb and Gene Tierney because it mirrored something in my own psyche about materialism not being a goal, but that spirituality, kindness and being of service in some way was the better goal and way of life. Reading the book "Be Here Now" by Ram Dass as a teenger, it had profound effect on changing my perspective. Later reading the "Tao Te Ching" by Lao Tzu had an even more profound effect on my consciousness. Also the study of the spiritual side of Yoga and the concept of Ahimsa.
What Bugs Me Destruction of our great waters, Destruction of our earth, Factory Farming, Monsanto and GMO foods, Greed selfishness cruelty, Violence ignorance fanticism, Destruction of wildlife, Apathy / Indifference, corrupt politicians, hunting for sport, rapists and murdere  
Passions Peaceful existance, Kindness, Love of wildlife, Love of pets, Family, friends, loved ones, The infinite beauty of the natural world, love, laughter, herbal and holistic medicine, compassion for all living things, freedom to be myself, classic films of the 20's 30's 40  
Inspirations The infinite variety &amp, beauty of nature, Kindness in any form, Paul Watson of the Sea Shepard, Tao Te Ching, Ahimsa, inter species friendships, my children and grand children, grace, Courage and Selflessness, to fulfill my purpose on earth, Well lived lives, the  
What Scares Me Extinction of our Wildlife, Destruction of our planet, Religious extremiism/fanaticism, Greed, Cruelty, War, Corporate/Government Corruption, GMO Food, Fracking, Wall Street, Big Oil, Monsanto, violent and abusive people, apathy ignorance indifference  
Role Models Bernie Sanders, Paul Watson of the Sea Shepard, The Dalai Lama, Lao Tzu, Sir Richard Burton the author, St. Francis of Assisi, T. E. Lawrence, Buddha, Mahatma Gandhi, Joseph Campbell, Elizabeth Queen of England, Elizabeth Warren, Kwan Yin, Jane Goodall, John Lennon, Mot  
Quotation There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My heart and my brain are my temples, my religion is very simple, my religion is kindness.

Everything has it's beauty, but not everyone sees it.

All that is needed for evil to prosper is that good people do nothing.
Interests My Children and Grand Children, My Pets, Classic Cars, Literature, History, Ecology, Politics, Cooking, Interior Design, Architecture, wildlife, Mythology / Folklore, photography, Medicine / Health Care, gardening, Holistic Health, aromatherapy, Art of all kinds  
Books Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching, Aurobindo Ghose everything, Carlos Castaneda, Truman Capote Short Stories, Murasaki Shikibu Tale of Genji, Isak Dinesen Everything, Somerset Maugham Short Stories, Anais Nin Diaries  
Music Bob Dylan, Carlos Nakai, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Loreena McKinnett, 60's, Blues, Opera, Nawang Khechog, Bob Marley, Ricky Lee Jones, Joni Mitchell  
Movies Classic films of the late 20's 30's and  
TV Shows Turner Classic Movies, Antiques Roadshow, Food Network, Documentaries, PBS, National Geographic Channel, History Channel, Documentary Films of Ken Burns, Masterpiece Theater  
Favorite Foods Thai, Mexican, Chocolate, Seafood, Great bread, Salads  
Favorite Places Santa Barbara California, Manitou Springs Colorado, Sausilito California, Sante Fe and Taos New Mexico  
Can't Live Without Connectedness to the natural world, Family, Animal friends, Love, Laughter, Freedom, Friends, Chocolate  
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    Feb 25, 2017 12:57 AM

    Jeanne B. (28)

    Have a peaceful weekend. Love and blessings.

    Feb 24, 2017 12:32 AM

    Jeanne B. (28)

    Dearest Julie,
    I hope you are well and in good spirits.
    I promise to write a more meaningful and substantial message soon. Sometimes everything goes so fast, it's difficult to summarize things because there are constant radical changes. Great big hugs to you.

    Just listen to your heart:

    Feb 20, 2017 2:58 AM

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    Feb 14, 2017 12:30 AM

    Jeanne B. (28)

    Happy Valentine's Day Julie! I hope you are feeling ok. But mostly, I hope you are feeling full of love. Blessings to you.

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    Feb 13, 2017 6:57 PM

    Dandelion G. (383)
    Jan Michael Looking Wolf is a Kalapuya Native American flute player from Grand Ronde, Oregon. With 52 National Award recognitions, Looking Wolf performs across the country sharing flute songs, tribal stories, and the message of One Heart. Speaking of hearts wishing you blessings on Valentine's Day
    Feb 7, 2017 4:10 PM

    Frances D. (213)

    Have a good day... Me, I'm knitting so I'm happy ... hugs   frances

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    Jan 23, 2017 9:58 AM

    Frances D. (213)

    Beauty on a frosty morning.

    Keep warm and safe ... hugs   frances

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    Jan 21, 2017 8:25 AM

    Jeanne B. (28)

    Have a lovely, beautiful weekend. Big hugs.

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    Jan 13, 2017 11:26 AM

    Frances D. (213)

    I hope the weather is not too bad

    where you are...hugs   frances

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    Jan 2, 2017 3:49 AM

    Jeanne B. (28)

    For me it's in bed with the flu, but I needed to slow down so I guess it was the usual helpful signal from the universe!
    I wish you much love and serenity and joy and health and abundance. All that for 2017! Big hugs!
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    Frances D. (213)

    Wishing you and your loved ones a very 

    Happy and joyful New year, filled with many blessings

    I am so thankful to have you as a friend...hugs   frances

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    If you haven't received my Friday message by email, please have a look in your  personal messages to see if it's there. Thanks, Lona

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