Crumbs – When God’s Gentle Voice Doesn’t Seem So Gentle

  “After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. Then a voice said to him, ‘What are you doing … Continue reading

When God’s Gentle Voice Doesn’t Seem So Gentle

    I’m sure you’ve said to your children, “Eat this. It’s good for you.” In the same way, the lessons we learn from God are always good for us. But they aren’t always easy to digest. Recently, I’ve learned two difficult things about God’s gentle voice. One, it can take from us when we least expect … Continue reading

Skillet Shrimp and Orzo

I recently made this Martha Stewart recipe and it is delicious! The free picture I found has asparagus in it. That would make a great addition, don’t you think?  Enjoy! Skillet Shrimp and Orzo (serves 4)  Cooking the ingredients in one pan allows the orzo to absorb all the wonderful flavors. 2 tblsp. extra-virgin olive … Continue reading

Crumbs – 10 Reasons It Is About YOU!

According to PetWave, the Border Collie has “an intense, watchful eye; they tackle every task put before them with the focus of an Olympic Athlete. Watching a Border Collie at work, whether in a field or on an agility course is truly breathtaking. They love to take on new tasks . . . “                                                          … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why It Is About YOU!

In response to last week’s post (It’s Not About You—or, Is It?)my friend Susan made this observation: “I wonder if the Holy Spirit feels like a border collie – constantly circling me and keeping me with the herd. I hear His distinctive ‘bark,’ reminding me of His truth and calling me to the right path. … Continue reading

Chicken-and-Broccoli Cobbler

New Take on an Old Dish: This is a Southern Living recipe. If you need to, you could use something less fattening than the Alfredo sauce.  Let me know if you find a good substitute. Meanwhile, this is delicious and may be worth the calories. 🙂 Chicken-and-Broccoli Cobbler       ¼ cup butter, melted 3 cups cubed sourdough … Continue reading

Crumbs – It’s Not About You! or, Is It?

            “The world spins, but not around you.” Jasper Comstock {“Until Copernicus came along in 1543, we earthlings enjoyed center stage. Fathers could place an arm around their children, point to the night sky, and proclaim, ‘The universe revolves around us.’”  Max Lacado                     “(Copernicus) tapped our collective shoulders and cleared his throat. ‘Forgive my … Continue reading

It’s Not About YOU! or, Is It?

“It’s not about you!” You’ve either heard it, said it or would like to have said it. We’ve all been around someone who acts as if he/she is the most important person in the room. Perhaps the universe. The truth is we’re all born with the need for attention, as well as a way to … Continue reading

The Best Ever Pimiento Cheese

Okay, for those who’ve asked for my secret recipe for pimiento cheese, here it is. Our daughter, Lisa didn’t want me to post it on myblog because she and her friend Amy plan to feature it when they open a coffee shop type business.  I’m finally giving it out for two reasons. The first is obvious. When will these two … Continue reading

Crumbs – When Our Want To Doesn’t Want To

“Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.” Proverbs 20:13              “My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first, hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.” Erma Bombeck I once saw a cartoon with a bedraggled mother and her young … Continue reading