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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 2019: Lacking merit in the meritocracy.

    (Image Credit)   In the midst of teaching Zoe about The Stamp Act and The Sugar Act, and a bunch of other lead-ups to the American Revolution this morning, news broke that…

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    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…

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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- Palm Sunday: Hosanna

    (Image Source: Youtube)   Happy Palm Sunday! Today’s song is Israel Haughton’s “Hosanna”. I hope you have a blessed Holy Week. Please remember to say a prayer for our Coptic Brothers and…

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    Lent- Day 2: More Glorious.

    (Google CC Image: link)   I was feeling pretty low on the general state of humanity yesterday, and rightfully so. Today’s Scripture reading of Romans 8:22 shows just how deep our stinkiness…

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    Until you return to the ground.

      By the sweat of your brow    you will eat your fooduntil you return to the ground,    since from it you were taken;for dust you are    and to dust you will return.” -Genesis 3:19  Ash…

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    Lent- Day 31: Let it be to me.

    “Paolo de Matteis – The Annunciation” by Paolo de Matteis (Wiki Commons)       Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. For those unfamiliar, from Wikipedia:     The Feast of…

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    Lent- Day 30: For whom the bell tolls.

      (Wiki Commons)   So I am totally being lazy in the Soren Kierkegaard class I’m taking. Assigned to read Plato’s “Euthyphro”, I haven’t been able to read more than a few…