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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 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, Day 18: A particular pastor’s perspective on the present problem- COVID-19.

    This is about protecting the vulnerable in our society. This is about being true to who we are as Christians, putting others before ourselves.

  • Lent 2020, Day 13: M-m-m-my Corona.

    Always get up, away from the cough.
    Stores are out of water, bleach & TP, it’s getting rough.
    My, my, my, ay, ay, woah!
    M-m-m-my Corona.
    My Corona.
    M-m-m-my Corona.
    My Corona

  • Lent 2020, Day 9: Sorry! Fresh out of that Jesus of Nazareth Holy Land Healing Masque™.

    But this week, upon hearing John 9, I thought: “What happens if we can’t get any of that special Jesus of Nazareth Holy Land Healing Masque™? Can I, Handicapped Alisha, neé Big Nose, still display the works of God?”

  • Intensive Care Unit

    Lent 2019: Dreading the unexpected, even when it’s expected.

      (Image Source)   Last month, my mom was admitted to the hospital for a list of reasons: kidney stones, a urinary tract infection, dehydration, anemia, and the flu. When my brother…

  • Throwback Thursday: Pain in heels while walking.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on March 9, 2012. ~Alisha   If you clicked on this post expecting a piece on platforms, sorry, not getting that.…

  • LewisCS98

    Lent- Day 39: Good Friday.

    C.S. Lewis (Image Source)   An excerpt from today’s reading of my Lenten devotional book, “Preparing for Easter” by C.S. Lewis, titled “What Are We to Make of Jesus Christ?”:    Then…

  • chasing out the moneychangers

    Lent- Day 37: Consumed.

    (Image Source) This week in Bible lessons, Zoe and I discussed the story of Jesus in the Temple with the money changers. We read from Mark 11:15-19: 15 Then they came to Jerusalem. And…