You wrote: "That’s right, Peter, who would soon deny ever knowing Jesus, confessed that Jesus was the only one worth following."

I wish you had expounded a bit on Peter's process from committment to denial and the challenges that some Christians sometimes go through in their "following" process. There seems to be something meatier to explorehere :-) Your story is a good reminder, though . . .

Recovering adult child of an alcoholic; introverted, God-loving, creatively weird human being