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The source of life is as a mother.
Loving the mother, one loves also the children.
Be fond of both the mother and her children,
But know the mother dearer
And you will outlive death.

Curb your tongue and your senses
And you are beyond trouble.
Let them loose
And you are beyond help.

Discover that nothing is too small for clear vision,
Too insignificant for tender strength.

Use outlook and insight
Use them both
And you are immune:
For you have witnessed eternity.

Henry Meyerding 2007-01-27