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A Calendar of Wisdom: Daily Thoughts to Nourish the Soul

A Calendar of Wisdom: Daily Thoughts to Nourish the Soul

1997 ·
·4.12·394 Ratings ·384 Pages
“ Don't fear change. The surprise is the only way to new discoveries. Be playful! ” ― Gordana Biernat
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    1988·
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