Tag Archive: Avellina Balestri

Christmas in Cokeworth: A Harry Potter Fan-Fiction Saga – Chapter 5: As Sharp As Any Thorn

“And Harry realized for a moment that this cat was probably the only living creature that seemed to trust Snape without question…”

Pilate and Claudia

“I thrust my hand towards him, and bellowed, ‘Behold, the Man!'”

All Things New: A Passiontide Reflection

“The deluge comes forth, blood and water pouring forth from the cup that overflows, to the last drop, to the farthest extent, to the breaking point of the Unbroken One for those broken beings who do not know what they are doing…”

O What Can Ail Thee?: A Harry Potter Fan-Fiction Story

“‘You should know by now, with your claim at a keen intellect, that not all things in this world are obvious upon first glance. Some…are decidedly masked…’”

Song of Exiles: A Reflection on the New York City Draft Riots of 1863

“It will be a song that makes all hearts one, and makes all eyes see kinship in the eyes of others…”

Kingdom Come: Five Spiritual Exercises for Lent

“Reflect upon how you yourself are going to reflect God’s love in your own life, to bring His ‘Kingdom Come’…”

Christmas in Cokeworth: A Harry Potter Fan-Fiction Saga – Chapter 4: Grown-Up Christmas List

“’There was an old box of records I found in the attic. Did you…want to keep them or…?’”

A One of a Kind Lady: A Tribute to My Grandmother Lucy

“I remember vividly the times I spent with her on family trips to New Jersey over the years, and I fondly reminisce on all the adventures we had together…”