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The occasional signs and wonders can, well, do wonders to keep faith alive. In some cases, they actually keep you alive. An Australian newspaper reported just recently that a man who attempted suicide at a notorious cliff in Sydney was saved from death by a rogue wave which—by at least one reporter’s account —shortened the length of his otherwise 600-foot fall and immediately washed him onto the shore below, where he was found unharmed by a rescuers. Quite a second chance indeed.

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