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  • 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…

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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…

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    Lent- Day 23: The Jinx is brought to light.

    (IMDB)     Have you heard about Robert Durst? There’s a lot- and that’s an understatement- to tell about the stranger-than-fiction-yet-very-real man at the center of multiple murders. From The New York…