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Letter from Prison | Poem

 
 
        31 August 1999 
     "If we offer little from our heart,then what's on the outside is all we have to depend on in getting us intorelationships. People today, most American people, thrive and direct theirrelationships primarily by what's on the outside. The (very) second somethingfrom within arises that's not so sweet, then relationships fall into pieces.However, when friends are made from what is within, then what is on theoutside becomes of little concern. Further, when friends are made thisway, then beauty is all that's seen anyway. Ultimately, the outside becomesas beautiful as the inside in the eyes of the beholder. 

     " ...as individuals WE MUST discover at somepoint we are spiritual creatures designed and destined to learn that loveis the source of all life. If we don't learn this then we have not achievedthe purpose of our existence." 

     "I was listening to my favorite guru the otherday, Dr. Wayne Dyer, and he said, "Religions I despise, because while theyoften begin upon discovering the wonderful truth, as soon as they organize,they lose that truth.

 William C. Payton

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