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“Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: 1. The Play of Creation”

Creation is full of wondrous particularities, full of life itself in all its abundance and variety. How good it is to have someone to thank P. 6: “This is not just a matter of learning our manners, the way children are taught to say thank you as a social grace. It is the cultivation of...

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