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  • Lent 2021, Day 4: Sheep, Goats, & The Righteous Judge.

    These are my confessions… okay, not really, but I really do leave a lot undone.

  • CoviDiaries: Advent & Love.

    “Love, actual love, is action. It’s a choice… it’s continual choosing. It doesn’t end after the picture is snapped and saved and even shared and, funnily, “loved” by others. It’s sweeping your beloved off her feet- and lifting her incoherent, babbling self off the floor.”

  • Lent 2020, Day 38: The dark night of Jesus’ Soul.

    “We all try to accept with some sort of submission our afflictions when they actually arrive. But the prayer in Gethsemane shows that the preceding anxiety is equally God’s will and equally part of our human destiny. The perfect Man experienced it. And the servant is not greater than the master. We are Christians, not Stoics.”

  • Lent 2020, Day 36: Drown out the annoyance.

    Remember, we ALL are made in God’s image- even those of us who perform renditions of “Stomp!” in cement tap shoes.

  • Lent 2020, Day 23: No one’s immune to problems.

    I felt encouraged by Pastor Rick Warren’s message this weekend dealing with trials in life- including the COVID-19 pandemic- and I hope you will, too.

  • Lent 2020, Day 20: Get Confident, Stupid!

    Hi, I’m Troy McClure. You might remember me from such self-help films as, “Smoke Yourself Thin” and, “Get Confident, Stupid”.

  • Lent 2020, Third Sunday: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms.

    What have I to dread, what have I to fear,
    Leaning on the everlasting arms?
    I have blessed peace with my Lord so near,
    Leaning on the everlasting arms.

  • Lent 2020, Second Sunday: Won’t He Do It.

    Won’t He do it? He said He will!

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    Lent 2019: Uncommonly common.

    Still posing for selfies even with two needles in my chest for plasmapheresis… while wearing a jaunty beret. (taken March 2019)   Last Sunday, Z and I met up with my girl…

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    Lent 2019: Are you there God? It’s me, Alisha.

    Some of the contents of the inside and from the outside of the recently departed fridge.   I’ve had a few days lately that have made me wonder what is up with…