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  • Living the parting hour.

    On the Death of Anne Brontë By Charlotte Bronte There’s little joy in life for me,      And little terror in the grave;I ‘ve lived the parting hour to see      Of one I would have…

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    The opposite of her.

    Me, on my 3rd birthday, and Jos, 6 months, in 1985.    “A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.” – Elizabeth Fishel   It’s the sixth year since she…

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    The Problem is… you think you have time.

    Clockwise from top right: Jean-Michel Basquiat (image cr.); Dr. Martin Luther King with wife, Coretta, and daughter, Bernice (image cr.); Amy Winehouse (image cr.); and Marilyn Monroe (image cr.).   It’s Holy…

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    Lent- Day 36: Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?

    My palms from Sunday, twisted into a cross. Please note, I have no idea how to do this and just kept bending until I got this.   On Sunday at church, we…

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    Lent- Day 27: For rich or poor.

    (Image source: YouTube)   My home infusion nurse Charlie was over on Wednesday, administering IVIG. While the Gamunex dripped into my vein through my accessed PowerPort, he spoke about visiting a very…

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    Lent- Day 22:Do you really want to live forever? Forever, and ever…

    (Image Source: KJ Design)     I had a convo with a friend earlier this week about life and death. At some point, I asked, “Why on Earth would anyone want to…

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    Lent- Day 20: Hope deferred.

    (Image Source)   “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” -Proverbs 13:12   I’ve been reading a spate of articles for over a year…

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    Lent- Day 17: To rendezvous with Death.

    (Image Source)   I was listening to the John F. Kennedy episode of The Washington Post’s Presidential Podcast while chopping mushrooms to go with some leftover pasta for dinner a few hours ago,…

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    Lent- Day 16: Heaven is a place on Earth.

    Kelly, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, left, and Yorkie, played by Mackenzie Davis, in “San Junipero”, episode 4, season 3 of “Black Mirror”.( Image Source: Nerdist)   I cried when I watched the…

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    Lent- Day 8: Ready to Die.

    Christopher Wallace, A.K.A., Biggie Smalls (Image Source)   Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of rapper Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G. It’s bizarre to me that it’s been two decades…