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I Am Happiest Doing For Others

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    I wonder whyI'm not at the serviceof others more often,knowing that nothingfeels better.Yes, I honestly,really wonder why.Perhaps it is theparadox of fulfillment.Ultimate satisfactionI will have whenthere is nothingleft to care for.And there's another simple truth.I do not...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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