To grow the tree of enlightenment, we must make good use of our afflictions, our suffering. It is like growing lotus flowers; we cannot grow a lotus on marble. We cannot grow a lotus without mud. -Thich Nhat Hanh via Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com/loosening-the-knots-of-anger/

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Joel Birch from The Amity Affliction on the song's meaning (RIP Bon...one of my favorite songs of all-time by this band)

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WHY DOES GOD ALLOW PEOPLE TO SUFFER? IS THE GOD...How Suffering Produces Hope, Paul's Suffering, Sharing Christ's Sufferings, Soldier of Christ, the meaning of suffering, Trials, Tribulations And Afflictions, What Suffering Produces

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Werifesteria [Old English] ~ (v.) to wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery.

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