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You can be freer, less reactive, more passionate and more deeply connected than ever before in your life. As author Joan Chittister writes: “Now we are beyond the narcissism of youth, above the survival struggles of young adulthood, beyond the grind of middle-age…Now we can let our spirits fly. We can do what our souls demand that fully human beings do. This is the moment for which we were born.”
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