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CyrilSebastian
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« on: December 16, 2014, 05:07:52 PM »

                  In The Book of Ecclesiastes, Chapter 6 Verse 9 states:     
                  "What the eyes see is better than what the desires wander after."   
     
                  Please explain.
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2014, 07:32:37 PM »

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush?
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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2014, 07:17:27 PM »

I think it means that reality is better than what you wish would be.   
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The important thing is not to think much, but to love much; do then whatever most arouses you to love.  - St. Teresa of Jesus
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