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Gilgit

December 6, 2006

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Because the shadows would not rest That played upon my brain, And danced like daylight on my chest, Like shadows of the rain, Because the words I could not say Were laden low with pain, On Christmas day I tried to pray, And almost prayed in vain. – Written by Anna Williams at age 18 […]

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Faith

December 6, 2006

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Two thousand years ago, Close to the sea, I lit a candle Under a tree. I watched your words, and I Followed your eyes, Bathed in their promises Barren of lies. Something you spoke about Faith, or a prayer, A dream, a belief, a hope… Breathless like air. For two thousand years, it has Carried […]

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