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He had opened a school in Constantinople, but after a few years grew disappointed and left for provincial Nicomedia. It also can connote the nature of believers' personal relationship or "connection" with their god(s) or belief-system(s), as opposed to the general relationship with a Deity and the rites of group worship shared by all members of a given faith. But there was still a trail and I was happy to be on it, so onward I went. It promises a special kind of nourishment for of the body, mind and spirit.

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