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June 08, 2010

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Genju

Thank you for putting these bouquets beside our life, Barry. You're such an amazing teacher!

Kusa

"It takes a genuine commitment to love this world, no matter how it appears."

Thank you for posting this. This is a flower I hope to care for in my practice. Thank you for offering it to us!

nathan

thank you so much barry! bows, nathan

Steve

:)

jill i

What a lovely and bittersweet reminder of such a basic approach to life. Just the other night I was fussy to a friend and don't think I appropriately thanked him for helping me with a problem. I sent a followup email, but that's really sort of lame.

So much better in the moment, present, now, grateful.

thank you Barry!
jill

kitano0

It's been a slow turnin'
From the inside out
A slow turnin'
But you come about

Slow learnin'
But you learn to sway
A slow turnin' baby
Not fade away

--John Hiatt

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