In thinking about what I could add to the discussion of sacrifice, having come late to the party and drawing the last spot of the month, I turned to one of my favorite sources for information:  the dictionary.
Quickly I found myself falling down an etymological rabbit hole that only an English Major (yes, that would be me!) could love.  This isn’t a scholarly article and I wouldn’t want to bore you anyway, but my investigation did suggest a line of approach to the topic of sacrifice.
To simplify, the roots of the word “sacrifice” are a noun meaning “holy” and a verb meaning “to make.”
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