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THE GEM 3 DEC 2014 : I stood still, vision blurring, and in that moment, I heard my heart break. It was a small, clean sound, like the snapping of a flower’s stem.

THE GEM 3 DEC 2014

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― Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber

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“Who would deduce the dragonfly from the larva, the iris from the bud, the lawyer from the infant? …We are all shape-shifters and magical reinventors. Life is really a plural noun, a caravan of selves.”

― Diane Ackerman

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From his brimstone bed at break of dayA walking the Devil is gone,To visit his snug little farm the earth,And see how his stock goes on.SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE, The Devil’s Thought

THE GEM 7 SEP 2014

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Ageni eri na karirui kao

Two guests love a different song.

When you receive two visitors at the same time, you cannot treat them in the same manner, because they have different tastes.

http://www.misterseed.com/link%20pages/PROVERBS2.htm

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THE GEM 6 SEP 2014 : The stone unhewn and cold Becomes a living mould, The more the marble wastes The more the statue grows.”

THE GEM 6 SEPT 2014

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Michelangelo

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“When fear and cold make a statue of you in your bed, don’t expect hard-boned and fleshless truth to come running to your aid. What you need are the plump comforts of a story. The soothing, rocking safety of a lie.”

― Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

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THE GEM 5 SEP 2014 : The first part of a warm greeting is a good smile.

THE GEM 5 SEPTEMBER 2014

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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Believe nothing on the faith of traditions, 
even though they have been held in honour 
for many generations and in diverse places. 
Do not believe a thing because many people speak of it. 
Do not believe on the faith of the sages of the past. 
Do not believe what you yourself have imagined, 
persuading yourself that a God inspires you.
Believe nothing on the sole authority of your masters and priests. 
After examination, believe what you yourself have tested 
and found to be reasonable, and conform your conduct thereto.


Buddha 

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THE GEM 4 SEPTEMBER 2014 : Pray to God for mercy until the last shovelful of earth is cast upon thy grave.

THE GEM 4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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http://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/pol/pol37.htm

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A Native American Prayer O’ Great Spirit,
Who’s voice I hear in the winds, and whose breath gives life, life to all the world, hear me!
I am small and weak, I need your strength and wisdom.
Let me walk in beauty and make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset.
Make my hands respect the things you have made and my ears sharp to hear your voice.
Make me wise so that I may understand the things you have taught my people.
Let me learn the lessons you have hidden in every rock and leaf.
I seek strength, not to be greater than my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy which is myself.
Make me always ready to come to you with clean hands and straight eyes.
So, when life fades as the falling sunset, my spirit may come to you without shame.

http://www.ahastories.com/NativeAmericanQuotes.htm

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THE GEM 3 SEP 2014 : Peace is always beautiful”

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– Walt Whitman

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“For a day, just for one day,
Talk about that which disturbs no one
And bring some peace into your
Beautiful eyes.”
― حافظ, The Subject Tonight Is Love: 60 Wild and Sweet Poems of Hafiz

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