“We must come down from our heights, and leave our straight paths, for the byways and low places of life, if we would learn truths by strong contrasts; and in hovels, in forecastles, and among our own outcasts in foreign lands, see what has been wrought upon our fellow-creatures by accident, hardship, or vice.”

~Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

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  1. marie says:

    In many lands I’d be an outcast, so sometimes I need to rise up and see what God is doing on the heights and mountaintops…

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