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So as we cook, our kitchens can become temples and our pantries can transform into altars, which opens our space for the feelings, emotions, memories and questions that arise.Meet Four Craft Chocolate Makers Decolonizing the Industry|Jinji Fraser|October 22, 2020|Eater
Yet at the same time, her refusal to sacrifice her personal life at the altar of her career flouts many of the old “rules” for getting to the top.How Jane Fraser broke banking’s highest glass ceiling|Claire Zillman, reporter|October 19, 2020|Fortune
Under normal circumstances, my family’s Chuseok celebrations are mostly focused on the food and gathering aspects — but still, we’re hit with the realization that those we love could one day be a name before an altar of food we set.
It also held a large, flat stone like an altar, with traces of human and animal blood.An Ancient Site with Human Skulls on Display - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Jo Marchant|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
As you drink your coffee you guide your mind back to the opera, the cross-dressing Cain and Abel, the upside-down altar.
In a show about single women, Sex and The City was always in a rush to get to the altar—and with a man there waiting.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They might be surprised how much money they would save on altar bread.The Great Divide Facing Pope Francis That Only Catholics Understand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Jack was lying on the altar with the stones, that was really hard for me because I got a bit giggly.Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey on Cersei Lannister’s Future and That Controversial Rape Scene|Marlow Stern|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He embraces her and, in a fit of demented anger and frustration, sexually assaults her against the altar of their dead son.
The Kingslayer shoves her against the altar of their dead son, and then to the ground beside it.
Ramona had covered the box with white cloth, and the lace altar-cloth thrown over it fell in folds to the floor.
After a few seconds Ramona rose, went into the house, brought out the white altar-cloth, and laid it over the mutilated face.
And one of the seraphims flew to me, and in his hand was a live coal, which he had taken with the tongs off the altar.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.
Inside its darkened walls a single monk chanted his monotonous prayer before an altar.