[The Only Unfailing Guide I've Ever Found Through The Innumerable Blind Alleys Of My Life As A Writer, Man, Husband, Father, Citizen, Steward, Or Believer, Is The Love Burning In My Heart. For Me, Prayer Is About One Thing: Making Contact With That Love. Though It Burns In There Like A Candle Flame, Hot, Bright, Beautiful, Love's Flame Is So Fragile… Keeping One's Love Burning, And Living In Accord With That Burning: This, To Me, Is Prayer.]

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