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A close conjunction of Jupiter and Venus appears as a double star, which astronomers theorize is the configuration of the Star of Bethlehem. And I can see it, despite the lack of a clear sky outside towards the northwest! Tonight it will be at its brightest.


I wish I could get a better picture!

Here is a CNN article about it:


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Unfortunately, on Jan 20th, 2014 I had a stroke. It started early in the morning while I was sleeping. Unbeknownst to me at that time, I have a rare genetic condition that affects my folic acid levels and leads to increased homocysteine levels and blood clotting. Most people have two of these specific genes. I have none. I presumably could have had a stroke at any time, but as it turns out I had it when I could best be treated instead. I credit God for that as well as for the fact that I’m still alive and the damage wasn’t more severe. I am grateful to my parents for their support and love. I am also grateful for all those who prayed for me. I am thankful for the medical professionals who took care of me the 23 days I was in the hospital as well as those that gave me physical therapy and such since I’ve been home. As of now, I am still trying to regain the full use of my arms. Compared to the condition my arms were in after I regained consciousness following my brain surgery and the 4 1/2 days on life support, I am doing remarkably well. Thank you very much for reading this. Jenny

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