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I said, “I will watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin; I will put a muzzle on my mouth     while in the presence of the wicked.” So I remained utterly silent,     not even saying anything good. But my anguish increased; my heart grew hot within me. Show me, Lord, my life’s end     and the number of my days;     let me know how fleeting my life is.
Psalm 39:1-4

It has been a long time since I have written here. To be honest, it's been a long time since this old blog has been viewable to anyone at all. The first time I hit publish on an entry here was nearly thirteen years ago. It had been two weeks since I had stood under the funeral tent and watched his mother, my dearest friend and mentor, grieve for her child. It left me undone and I didn't know what to do with it. So, my fingers found their way to the keyboard. And God met me there.
The keyboard became our meeting place - mine and God's - for many years to come. 
Many of you who read here for the first time came to read the story…