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Roses -- how could anyone smell a rose, and not give thanks to a Creator who is superlative in every way to humans? Everything was given to us freely...and lovingly, and everything was made FOR us by someone who knew what we would love.
You only change what you understand. What you do not understand and are not aware of, you repress. You don’t change. But when you understand it, it changes. --Anthony de Mello, Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality