Crumbs – Bloom Where You’re Planted

“Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.”  Margaret Elizabeth Sangster                                      “Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.”   Virgil A. Kraft                                                                                                                “As the rain and snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud … Continue reading

Bloom Where You’re Planted

   Have you ever wished you could live in another time and place? I have. And yet, let’s suppose you and I rightly belong to the now in which God has placed us.  Acts 17 tells us God created mankind “that they should inhabit the whole earth; and He determined the times set for them and the exact … Continue reading

Manhattan Supper Soup – Bloom Where You’re Planted

I make this soup a lot. It’s low calorie, but delicious. It came from an old Goodhousekeeping Cookbook for Calorie Watchers.  It tasted especially good this past week during the rainy cool weather we’ve been having.  Enjoy!    Manhattan Supper Soup (150 calories per serving)             1/2 pound ground round steak 2 cups coarsely chopped cabbage (about … Continue reading

Chicken and Mushrooms in Wine – Positive Faith/Pedicure

My friend, Sandy, sent last week’s recipe – Curried Chicken Salad.  Jay and I tried it and really liked it. I didn’t tell him it was curry, though.  If you’re not crazy about curry, I suppose you could cut it from 2 to 1 tablespoon. This week’s recipe is from Sandy, as well. Here are … Continue reading

Crumbs – Positive Faith Gets a Pedicure

                                                             “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”  Ursula K. LeGuin “On this journey one thing becomes certain: when you move forward on what you know things become clearer. When you refuse to act on what you know, all that you do … Continue reading

Positive Faith Gets a Pedicure

   Fellow traveler, this is our last stop on the trip to Positive Faith. As a reward for your perseverance, I have a surprise for you. Today, we’re getting a “pedicure.”  After all, it is one of those special things friends do together, right?                                                                                  Do you wish you had beautiful feet? Me, too. I … Continue reading

Curried Chicken Salad – Healthy but Tasty Recipe

Last week, I called for healthy but tasty recipes. My friend, Sandy responded with the one below. By the way, I’d love for you to share your favorite recipes with those of us reading this blog. Either leave a comment or send me an email. Who knows, perhaps we’ll co-write a cookbook some day! Even if you … Continue reading

Crumbs – Positive Faith Dresses for Battle

                                                                                                                     “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” I Peter 5:6-7  “The meaning is, that we are to commit our whole cause to him. If we suffer heavy trials; if we lose our friends, health, … Continue reading

Positive Faith Dresses for Battle

   Never in our life time has the battle between good and evil been so magnified. Evil continues to manifest itself in bizarre and unthinkable ways. Reports of corruption and malice have become so common we’re no longer shocked by them. Dismayed, yes—but surprised—not so much. Where does all the evil come from? God’s Word speaks of the … Continue reading

Greek Baked Halibut – Positive Faith Goes to Court

You must know by now God has been working on my heart concerning food. Since my reasoning session with the Lord, I’ve decided I need to practice the things I’ve been sharing with you. As of yesterday, my husband and I are  counting calories to regain control over our eating habits and to lose weight. Unless I want … Continue reading