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Abundant blessings

IB is home. He landed in Chicago about 10:30 last night, after almost 27 hours of travel. He looked tired, but fit and bright. We met him with some friends, a large banner supported by our efforts on Google Translate, … Continue reading

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Walked through miles of tori gates today in a soft rain, a sea of snaking orange gates up and down the side of a mountain, surrounded by tombs protected by stone wolves, misty forest, and sacred mysteries.

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