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Understanding the Experiences of Life Through Work

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Understanding the Experiences of Life Through Work

…and all knowledge is vain save when there is work, and all work is empty save when there is love; and when you work with love, you bind yourself, and to one another and to God. And what is it to work with love?           It is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth. It is to build a house with affection, even as if your beloved were to dwell in that house.         It is to sow seeds with tenderness and reap the harvest with joy, even as if your beloved were to eat the fruit…     Work is love made visible. –Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet During the last twelve years, the house I built with affection was one residence, which has provided a backdrop for the many and varied...

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