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Mistakes: Results That Show The Truth Of Things

--Chris Lombard (Aug 03, 2020)

The biggest fears are actually the biggest opportunities. I have seen falls. I have seen blood. I have seen gashes and swelled joints and broken bones and I have seen death along with them. I have also seen the one thing that is worse. Avoiding any chance of pain. In the quest for safety so much is lost. It is no fun falling down, but it is a disaster to be kept from the possibility. Life comes with death, and acceptance of this leads to happiness. Life actually comes with many deaths during it. Beginnings and endings. Much changes as you experience those lives and deaths . But always there is that one constant that does not change. You are safe. You can take that chance. You can take that leap. You might get hurt but if you know your heart and follow it, whether with a...

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