I wish all my readers could look out the window of my writer’s nook at this moment. The Crepe Myrtle outside my window is covered in heavy white snow and its white everywhere as the first snow of the season covers everything. (The picture above is not from my window, nor does it give it…

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The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. — Mark Twain. I don’t know when it began but the phrase “being comfortable in one’s own skin” has been with us for a while. And boy are their lots of books, podcasts, youtubes, and seminars that try to convince you they have the answer. It…

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How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand… there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep.. that have taken hold. ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King.    …

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The servants who had drawn the water knew. — John 2:9 I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read the story of Jesus at his mother’s insistence turning water into wine at a wedding. However, I never focused on the fact that no-one knew what he had done, only the servants knew. I don’t know about…

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When it was evening on that day… and the doors of the house were locked for fear of the Jews. John 20:19 A week later his disciples were in the same house…. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came. John 20:26 St. John  intimates that Jesus simply appears in the locked room after Christ’s resurrection not just the…

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