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    Lent- Day 10: Happily Never After?

    Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Elanor (Kristen Bell), “soulmates” in NBC’s The Good Place (Image Source: Vulture)   Alright, after yesterday’s start in the 1990s before heading back to the 1690s, it’s time we…

  • Baby, I’m just soggy from the chemo.

        On the April 12th, I underwent the first round of chemotherapy for the stem cell transplant at Northwestern. I was given a rather large, private room, complete with a spectacular…

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    Congratulations, Aja & Paul!

        Congratulations to my wonderful friends Aja and Paul Thorburn on the birth of baby number three, Isaac, who was born yesterday morning and weighed in at eight pounds, four ounces.…

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    She’s still dying on Facebook.

    Joscelyne’s Facebook profile.     Yesterday morning, I nearly choked on my coffee. The near-choke came while reading “She’s Still Dying on Facebook” at The Atlantic by Julie Binton. The story recounts the…

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    Sex and shame.

    (Source)     I read a good post at Today’s Christian Woman that I wanted to share, because quite frankly, I can relate. I’ve had a few conversations with my married Christian…

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    Love, Peanuts style.

        From Maria Popova at Brain Pickings, this adorably sweet post chock full of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang:     The Peanuts series by Charles M. Schulz endures as…

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    Speaking of Aja…

    Aren’t they the cutest? Lily-Grace and Theo, musicians already!     … check out her Baby Love feature at Leila’s Baby & Blog!   Introduce yourself. A: Hello! My name is Aja…

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    Who could ask for anything more?

      Joscelyne in 2011     We were darn near obsessed, my sister Jos and I.   Obsessed with the glitz and glamor of Hollywood past, of Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Jayne…

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    A healthy baby?

    My pregnant (with Z) belly, about five and a half months along.     Great post by Nalida Besson from Disabled Children Human Rights:   When I was pregnant with my third…

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    Christians aren’t called to have amazing sex. (Sorry Mark Driscoll.)

    (Relevant)     I loved this piece at Relevant by Rachel Pietka:   Provoked by Elizabeth Smart’s story, this spring Christians have filled the Internet with discussions about sex—particularly abstinence education—so much…