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September 15, 2010


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A wise and moving post Jennifer. I especially love "So many people's heads are so peopled with critics that where seems to stand a man stands a multitude and not one of them enjoying himself." But there's a lot here to chew one. Thank you.

I couldn't agree more with your thoughts and feelings.

Beautiful post. I love that you make it clear that suffering is suffering, but that that may just be our condition and nothing may stop it. I loved our class, as well!

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