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I know of the red thread legend! I wrote a whole fantasy with the legend at its base and which was published last year. Funnily, it was called The Red Thread.

In Asian culture, it’s believed there is an unseen red thread that connects those who are destined to meet and fall in love. In China, Yue Lao, the God of Fate, is the deity who decides to whom the red threads will be attached. The people joined by the thread will always connect, in spite of anything that might happen. As was evidenced by you and Jim.

I think that's exciting - to see a legend proved! Happy Valentine's to you both. Sending a big hug. XXXX

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A delightful story, Becks. One that would make me go all gooey inside if I was the going gooey type. 😎 It's so interesting how things join up, isn't it

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

Breathtakingly lovely. Simply.

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What a beautiful story and painting. Life definitely has threads running through it. Is there such a thing as destiny? Certainly in your’s Jim’s casev❀️❀️

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

Ah I love this! How wonderful that you and Jim found each other again and again - and everyone was right!

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This! Delightful and lovely.

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

Clicking the heart is so appropriate in this particular case. A wonderful story. Happy sigh. Thanks SO much. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’•πŸ’•

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Heart warming! Happy Valentines! πŸ’˜ to you and all your loves in life.

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I love your first I love you post and now this one even more! Thank you for sharing your beautiful story Rebecca❀️❀️

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And now you simply HAVE to stream the Oscar nominee Past Lives, which hinges on the ancient idea of in-yun. It posits that people almost literally brush up against one another through their past lives, and that people destined to marry brush 8,000 times, in the past, before they meet and know that this time they’re a pair. My wife and I know that our people (Stewarts, MacCraes) were murdering one another 300 years ago. Glad we got over it!

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When I tell you I squealed reading this…πŸ₯ΉπŸ©·

This is some proper Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan business. πŸ’•

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Lovely, Rebecca! πŸ’•

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Addendum to #1: Sideshow Bob was portrayed by Kelsey Grammer.

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ!! Such a sweet love story. Thank goodness for Jack in the Box.

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

Oh Rebecca, what a beautiful love story and your mixed media is perfect to go with your words. I love the heart. Happy day to you both...and thank you for the smiles.

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Feb 10Liked by Rebecca Holden

Everything about this newsletter is wonderful Rebecca!!! I love all the love in it!!!!! XOXOXO Keep loving!!

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