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The Road To Emmaus

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The Appearance on the Road to Emmaus – Luke 24: 13-35 The Appearance on the Road to Emmaus. 13 Now that very day two of them were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, 14 and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. 15 And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them, 16 but their eyes were prevented from recognizing him. 17 He asked them, “What are you discussing as you walk along?” They stopped, looking downcast. 18 One of them, named Cleopas, said to him in reply, “Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know of the things that have taken place there in these days?” 19 And he replied to them, “What sort of things?” They said to him, “The things that happened to Jesus the Nazarene, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people, 20 how our chief priests and rulers both handed him over to a sentence of death and crucified him. 21 But we were hoping that he wo…

Time To Begin

Writing, like speaking, is among the oldest and most basic forms of human expression.  Yet unlike speaking (the kind which comes instantaneously without premeditation), I find that writing gives the author the time and freedom to formulate exactly what it is they want to say.  Furthermore, the written word is saved and archived for as long as the author chooses, and unlike speaking, is stripped bare of the countless things that can distract us from the only thing that should matter:  the words.  We miss truth, and lies, in our midst when we allow ourselves to become distracted by the appearances and noise so prevalent in life, particularly in our modern society.  Given this strong endorsement of the practice of writing, it may be instructive to highlight a few key reasons that have kept me from pursuing, despite my love for doing so.  First and foremost, I believe responsible writing takes time, focus and discipline, something that is often lacking in my life.If I’m going to do somethi…