Doing a little portal cleanup in the Nether wrt villages and whatnot that are no longer there, and decided to implement an idea that Drew had a while ago. Chatting in-game he mentioned how maze-like the Nether paths were getting and instead of the dozens and dozens of [ SPAWN IS THAT WAY ----> ] signs we had up he had the idea of putting purple glass outside of the portals directed toward spawn. Well, now that we have cooked terracotta and the magenta design happens to be an arrow:
Voilà! Great idea Drew! It makes so much more sense.