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Lesson #
205

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Reading
T-18.I

Today's
Inspiration

How holy is the smallest grain of sand, when it is recognized as being part of the completed picture of God's Son! The forms the broken pieces seem to take mean nothing. For the whole is in each one. And every aspect of the Son of God is just the same as every other part. (T-28.IV.9:4-7)

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