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The promise of perfection

by Cohen, Andrew

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Published by Moksha Press in [Lenox, Mass.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Cohen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2004/05875 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3580608M
ISBN 101883929210
LC Control Number2002276366
OCLC/WorldCa56592571

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this heavenly Bread renders all things.We can only fly with two wings and two wings can only stay in the air if there is a balance. Two beautiful wings is perfection. There is a generation of people who idealize perfection as the existence of only one of these wings every time.

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