The body is like a piano, and happiness is like music. It is needful to have the instrument in good order. —Henry Ward Beecher

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The body is like a piano, and happiness is like music. It is needful to have the instrument in good order.

HENRY WARD BEECHER

clergyman, social reformer

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Louis from Lambright OCTOBER 4, 2016
:)

Sue from Springfield, IL AUGUST 28, 2014
It is amazing how much better I feel wen I practice this value. You should give it a try.


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