Perhaps my mind is made of sky, of budding lilacs, swaying tree
and answers to my how and why are given by the bumbling bees.
Perhaps my soul is made of free, of anxious trees and youthful gate,
and obstacles that I may see are conquered at a steady rate.
Perhaps my heart is made of God, of earth, sun, heavens, moon and rain.
And when I’m lost, when I forget, He gives me back my sight again. –Lohnes
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Agile has become one of the biggest buzzwords in tech. So what exactly is it? Put simply, agile means we value responsiveness over procedures and process purely for the sake of convention. It’s often a people first approach with teamwork and collaboration that provides a more rewarding experience. And when…..
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