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Tuesday, December 16, 2003


::today
sunrise : 7:33am
sunset : 4.39pm
day length : 9h 5m
moonset : 12:41pm
moonrise : 9:06pm
moonphase: last quarter 9:44am
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What We Need is Here

Geese appear high over us,
pass, and the sky closes. Abandon,
as in love or sleep, holds
them to their way, clear
in the ancient faith: what we need
is here. And we pray, not
for new earth or heaven, but to be
quiet in heart, and in eye,
clear. What we need is here.

Wendell Berry




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