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June 19, 2012

To be of the Earth is to know

the restlessness of being a seed 
the darkness of being planted
the struggle toward the light
the pain of growth into the light
the joy of bursting and bearing fruit
the love of being food for someone
the scattering of your seeds
the decay of the seasons
the mystery of death
and the miracle of birth
 

(John Sous, from Earth Prayers)

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