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September 22, 2011


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definitely an interesting use of the word 'gift'


This post sums up my week! My life... Living...

" injuries that rend our ability to live a wholesome, upright life."

I kept trying to read this as "renders" until I got it. That is a show-stopper for me.

Barry Briggs

Yes, "rends" cuts pretty deeply into the essence of the matter . . . this separation we all experience, even if we don't have much awareness of it.

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