Holy Water

Last night, we used the very last drops of the holy water we collected from the Virgin Mary’s house in Turkey, said to have healing, fertility, and miraculous powers.

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Me, 12 years ago, exploring Ephesus, Turkey, before heading up Mt. Koressos to the shrine, where the Virgin Mary is said to have lived after the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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Outside, the shrine has a wishing wall, where visitors tie their notes in hopes that the Mother Mary will kindly grant their requests. This is my husband tying his wish on the wall. It’s still a secret to me after all of these years.

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