Some of us neglect to remember that the written word is an amazing pipeline to the author's heart and soul. ...
...I've had a hard time "seeing" that these online relationships are in fact real. But thinking you it in this thread, I have to say they are, and you (Magellan) are one of them, and clearly have many many more true friends and relations here at MS.
what Still said!
We are often troubled, but not crushed;
sometimes in doubt, but never in despair;
there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend;
and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.
- Paul, II Cor 4:8-9