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I met you, then I spent the day getting far away from you, and away from everything like you, and I got away from your god; nevertheless, at the end...
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Before light was invincible it was narrow, slow, and obscure. Even so, the ocean has not always been raging, unrelenting love. And me, I am not good. I’m not decent....
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When he wrote this passage of music, Gustav Mahler, arguably today’s most popular symphonic composer, knew that these would be his final notes. He wrote “Almschi!” into the margin of...
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If I could only impart one trait to my children, I would choose forgiveness and compassion for others. We naturally think of these as important gifts for those that have...
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Humility is a prerequisite for true strength. Likewise, strength is essential for humility. There's nothing contradictory about a strong servant or a humble leader. In fact, they are, perhaps by...
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It is human nature to thrive amidst our striving–and to desire things to work just that way. We work hard and then we win! Western culture has developed largely out...
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The following are a few excerpts from a book of prose poetry titled, “Before a Rain Drippin Land” by David Dumdei. It can be purchased in the marble forest store....
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Following, are excerpts from “A Garden in the Midnight Mountain Forest“, a play by David Dumdei. The play, in two acts, explores and contrasts our desire for a life filled...
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