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Who is your friend?

Blog Posted:2/28/2016 8:48:00 AM

This the very first time in my life I have started a blog. I have a very good reason to do something new, that is, we have a friend here on the soup, Mr Pashang Salehi. He is a most interesting man. He is always extremely polite and if you have never read his poems you honestly have not done yourself any favor. He has a very unique style.The gentleman is very funny and always leaves comments to make one smile. I hadn't heard from him in a while and he had not posted any new poems, so I sent him a soupmail, just to check and see if he was alright. It took a couple of days but I received an answer.. Please permit me to share his words: " I am  not feeling good, getting old is not pleasant. if I knew that getting old is this painful, I would have stayed young forever. I need your prayer...Thanks Pashang."   Please take a minute of your time, perhaps even instead of reading one of my short poems, send Pashang a soupmail telling him you are praying for his health. I can assure you, he would do it for you! It will be nice to give him a smile and let him know he has friends who care. It doesn't matter if you know him or not. Just be a friend to a fellow human being.   Thank you for taking time to read this blog. Peace and God Bless you all. Prayer is just another word for well wishes, no religious conotations. We all have our own beliefs, please take time to make someone feel better. You might even make a new friend:)

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Date: 2/29/2016 4:26:00 PM
I got a reply Daniel - I am sure your kind deed has really lifted his spirits:-) hugs Jan xx
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Daniel Turner
Date: 2/29/2016 4:33:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. The response was overwhelming. There are so many kind hearts here. We can all be thankful we have made someone feel better when they were feeling low. I appreciate you letting me know:)
Date: 2/29/2016 9:18:00 AM
Just got email from him :-) he said thank you for my prayers...... :-)
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Date: 2/29/2016 10:24:00 AM
That's wonderful news, Eve. God Bless you. Peace kind lady:)
Date: 2/28/2016 9:46:00 PM
Daniel, I just soup mailed Pashang, calling on my ancestors to bring him aid & support, they never let me down, assistance is already by his side, love, jim
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Eve Roper
Date: 2/29/2016 9:20:00 AM
Thank you James, God works in mysterious ways!
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Daniel Turner
Date: 2/28/2016 9:58:00 PM
Thank you, James for being a friend. There may come a day when any of us could be needing a prayer. I feel the response has been better than I could have imagined. There are so many wonderful people here and I am proud to call all of them FRIEND:)
Date: 2/28/2016 3:50:00 PM
this was very nice of you to do for him. That name sounds familiar and I bet i have seen his work before. I am going off for a while but will be sure to leave him some good wishes sometime today.
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Date: 2/28/2016 4:09:00 PM
Thank you ,Andrea for being a friend:)
Date: 2/28/2016 3:18:00 PM
That is so thoughtful of you. Yes,sonetimes kind words can move mountains, and even bring soupers like your friend back... Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 2/28/2016 3:27:00 PM
I appreciate your kind words but I am not self seeking. He is simply fellow human being who asks for our prayers and as caring people it is the least we can do. I would do the same for anyone as my prayer list is very long. Thank you for being a friend and God Bless you and your family:)
Date: 2/28/2016 3:11:00 PM
No sooner read than was done. I hope my words helped and gave him another light to go by.
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Date: 2/28/2016 3:13:00 PM
Thank you,Robert for being a friend:) Heart smile:)
Date: 2/28/2016 2:30:00 PM
I will drop by Daniel - sadly many people disappear from soup and we never know what the reason is :-( hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/28/2016 2:34:00 PM
Thank you, Jan for being a friend. I know your kindness will be much appreciated:)
Date: 2/28/2016 2:30:00 PM
Your kindness shines bright, my prayers will be sent, may God bless you both.
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Date: 2/28/2016 2:35:00 PM
Thank you, Frederic, for being a friend, We all need a friend sometimes:)
Date: 2/28/2016 2:19:00 PM
Thanks for letting us know DT I will stop by and leave him a note.
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Date: 2/28/2016 2:23:00 PM
Thank you, Tim for being a friend. I'm certain it will brighten his spirits:)
Date: 2/28/2016 12:07:00 PM
Done!!!! Thank you for letting us know. I love his humor :) Rajat Kanti Chakrabarty is another person I have not heard from I wonder if something hasn't happen to him too. I've tried e-mailing him but the last I heard from him was 4/30/2015 PICK UP LINE is the last poem he posted. He also had a wonderful sense of humor.
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Tim Smith
Date: 2/28/2016 2:27:00 PM
I have left him a couple comments on his poems recently but have not gotten any response.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/28/2016 12:52:00 PM
I too miss Rajat ... So many people simply disappear and we have no way of contacting them ... my hubby can access my e mails if anything bad happened to me:-) hugs Jan xx
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Daniel Turner
Date: 2/28/2016 12:09:00 PM
Sorry about the skip. Thank you, Eve for being a friend. We all just want our friend to get well soon:)
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Date: 2/28/2016 12:07:00 PM
Send him an email, Peaches and just say hi and tell him to get well soon. I know it will make him feel better. Thank you for being a friend:)
Date: 2/28/2016 11:59:00 AM
You have a kind and giving heart, Daniel. I wish your friend well.
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Date: 2/28/2016 12:08:00 PM
Send him an email, Peaches and just say hi and tell him to get well soon. I know it will make him feel better. Thank you for being a friend:)
Date: 2/28/2016 11:13:00 AM
the gift of charity is one you own, daniel.. thanks for bringing this to my attention and to all soupers... how beautiful is this friendship you have with pashang.. this world becomes richer through your compassion.. will definitely heed your advice.. huggs
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Date: 2/28/2016 11:35:00 AM
Thank you, nette. for being a friend. I am not seeking recognition. I just want Pashang to know we, as a community, care about him:)
Date: 2/28/2016 10:48:00 AM
It is refreshing to read such a kind hearted blog, that encourages all my Soup friends to reach out a hand in friendship, love and compassion. Lately, there have been too many walls erected, stones thrown, tears, anger, or assumptions tossed around that have clouded our eyes, and altered the atmosphere. Thank you for trusting us to do the right thing, and letting us know a friend is in need of our friendship. We can all make this a kinder place to be. Thank you, Daniel..will do as you suggested :)
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Daniel Turner
Date: 2/28/2016 11:33:00 AM
Thank you, Carrie for being a friend. I am not seeking any pats on the back. I just want our friend to know that we care about him:)
Date: 2/28/2016 9:37:00 AM
Never heard of the gentleman...but I will read one of his poems, and send him a note. Thank you for informing us.
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Date: 2/28/2016 11:32:00 AM
Thank you, Eileen for being a friend:)
Date: 2/28/2016 9:35:00 AM
Thank you, Daniel... your blog and words mean a lot .... LINDA
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Date: 2/28/2016 11:31:00 AM
Thank you, Linda for being a friend:)

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