Texasize Fruit Bowl – God’s Campfire

This is delicious. Great for serving a crowd or a large family. 🙂   Texasize Fruit Bowl 1  13 1/4-oz. can pineapple tidbits 2 11 oz. cans mandarin oranges 1 cup grapes, halved 2-3 bananas 1 pint fresh strawberries 3 tblsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp. almond flavoring 1 22-oz. can peach pie filling fresh mint Drain … Continue reading

Crumbs – God’s Campfire

                                                                             “. . . The sense of warning and restraint that the Spirit gives comes to us in the most amazingly gentle ways. And if you are not sensitive enough to detect His voice, you will quench it, and your spiritual life will be impaired. . . . ” Oswald Chambers                                                                                  “Too often we … Continue reading

God’s Campfire

        I go to the ENT doctor every six months to get my ears cleaned out. The procedure is uncomfortable, and I don’t enjoy it. But I want to hear as well as I’m physically able. Besides, if I allow the wax to build up too long, I’m more susceptible to earaches. If you’ve … Continue reading

Baked Salmon w/ Cumin Oil & Mint – It’s Not Fair!

This is the best fish recipe ever! I’ve never been crazy about fish I cook at home. But this is no longer true. Jay and I just tried this and we loved it.   Baked Salmon w/Cumin Oil & Mint 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. Cumin Seed 4, 6-8 oz. Salmon Coarse salt Fresh ground pepper … Continue reading

Crumbs – It’s Not Fair!

“Yes, give thanks for ‘all things’ for, as it has been well said ‘Our disappointments are but His appointments.’  A.W. Pink                                                                   Romans 12:1 “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing … Continue reading

It’s Not Fair!

                                                                           Why is it so hard to give thanks when we don’t feel thankful?  I know the Bible talks about sacrificial thanksgiving. But why should we give up what we think we need for a nebulous replacement?   I’m not expecting a quick answer to my questions. But then, a small—not so still voice chimes in. … Continue reading

Company Carrots – 9-11, A Day in Infamy Pt. 3 Out of the Ashes

By now you’ve learned that I like simple but good recipes. Here’s a really simple one for you. And yet it taste great and is pretty enough to serve company. Company Carrots        1 stick butter (I use real butter.) 1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced 1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped Melt butter in … Continue reading

Crumbs – 9-11, A Day in Infamy – Pt. 3, Out of the Ashes

“Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.” Ps. 95:6-7                                        When we call upon our God, He answers and His Word takes on special meaning as we read it … Continue reading

9-11, A Day in Infamy – Pt. 3 Out of the Ashes

                                                                          On Sunday, the tenth anniversary of 9-11, the families of the fallen are invited to visit the Ground Zero Memorial. Undisturbed by tourists, they’re able to stroll among the white oak trees. They’re free to reflect on their loss as the fountains flow into the footprints of the Twin Towers. Anthoula Katsimatides’ brother John … Continue reading

9-11, A Day in Infamy – Pt. 2, Aching Hearts and Helping Hands

[If you missed Pt.1 of this post, click on Food for Thought and go to 9-11, A Day in Infamy – Part One, A Unique Mission Field. When I left you last week, we had been evacuated from the UN after the prayer breakfast. Having been informed of the attack on the World Trade Center, … Continue reading