Six Hour Stew

August 25, 2010 Traditions! There are some things I remember about growing up that still warm my heart. One of those things is Sunday dinner at home. Within an hour after church, my family sat down to a feast of southern dishes. I can still taste the crispy fried chicken, rice and gravy, fresh green … Continue reading


“What is without periods of rest will not endure.” Ovid, an ancient Roman classical poet and author of Metamorphoses, 43 BC-17                                               “How beautiful it is to do nothing and then rest afterward.”A Spanish Proverb                                                                                     “My soul finds rest in God alone: My salvation comes from Him. Psalm 62:1                                                                               

Off To Work We Go

How easy it is to focus on what God does, rather than who He is, especially for ministry-minded parents. Why do you suppose children of such parents sometimes lose their way? Is it because we can get so involved in the work, we forget to focus on the essence of the ministry—the splendor of God … Continue reading

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving denotes faith, and faith blesses God.

Chocolate Pound Cake With Fudge Icing

When I got married, I couldn’t cook at all.  My mother was a wonderful cook, but I was a tomboy and too busy with other things to want to learn. I remember when Jay visited our home before we were married, and I fried eggs for his breakfast.  You guessed it, I broke the yellow … Continue reading

Created for Blessing

   Count your many blessings.  See what God has done.  Remember that song?  Is your list looking a little short today?  Perhaps you have difficult children, a difficult spouse, and/or difficult circumstances at work.  We all have days when we’re unable to see the blessings for the barrage of frustrations in our lives. According to Genesis … Continue reading