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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 12

Today I climbed back into the proverbial saddle. Having spent nine days traveling, followed by another seven sick, I was finally well enough to fast. In spite of having spent more days not fasting than those spent fasting in solidarity … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 11

Another sick day, another fasting day lost. I have decided that there is little I can do at this point except what has always been true: my best. The best I can do is the best I can do. There’s … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 9

A funny thing happened on the way to the Ramadan fast–I didn’t. I was on a travel junket for approximately 10 days. I had read that I was not supposed to fast while traveling, so when I was out of … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 8

Today I broke my fast early (8:30). The late May sun was still warming the earth when I took my first sip of water and ate a date. I am traveling tomorrow–you don’t fast when you travel–but was not feeling … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 7

I would do almost anything for my “baby” sister. I say “almost” as a qualifier because I try not to use words like, “always,” “never,” “anything,” “everything.” Trust me, try to construct a sentence that doesn’t contain any of those … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Journey–Day 6

It has been one of those days where I feel like I was in nonstop motion. Meetings, appointments, phone calls, and hallway conversations left me with little time to think or exhale. So here I am after 10:00 p.m., munching … Continue reading

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Thirty Days, Another Day–Day 5

And every warrior must have a little rest, a little peace, so she can do her best. ~~from “I Wish You Well,” by Meg Christian This warrior needs a little rest. I have known it for quite some time now, … Continue reading

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