Perspective, Personal Growth and Priorities – Crumbs for Overcoming SADD

                                                                   “We must lay before Him what is in us, not what ought to be in us. C. S. Lewis “If you’ll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.” Vince Lombardi                                                                      “But whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated passion … Continue reading

Overcoming SADD – Focus, Focus, Focus!

My name is Elizabeth Welsh and I have a wasting disease. If I allow it to go unchecked, I fear I will waste what’s left of the potential God has for me. I call my disease a Spiritual Attention Deficit Disorder. How do I know I have SADD? I have a deficiency in the ability … Continue reading

Easy Skillet Apple Pie

Talk about comfort food. Try this yummy recipe that comes from Mrs. James Wright from Chattanooga, Tennessee Easy Skillet Apple Pie   Makes: 8 to 10 servings  Hands-On Time: 20 minutes  Total Time: 1 hr. 50 minutes 2 lb. Granny Smith apples 2 lb. Braeburn apples 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ¾ cup granulated sugar ½ cup … Continue reading

The Perspective, the Pain and Jane Roe laid to rest (Crumbs for A Segway Tour. . . .)

 There is not one blade of grass; there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice. John Calvin       It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. Henry David Thoreau                                                                                If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. … Continue reading

A Segway Tour from the Sidewalk to the Sin Sick World

There’s a video of a man rolling through a crowded park on a Segway. His mission is to comment on everything he sees as an unbelievable phenomenon. Whether it’s a dog pooping, a flip phone or the feel of a homeless man’s dreadlocks, the Segway man  enthusiastically draws attention to it by exclaiming, ”Would you look at … Continue reading

Manicotti

This recipe came from my friend, Ann Coogler.            Thanks, Ann! Can’t wait to try it. Manicotti-Karen Coogler-Metairie, LA    10-12 manicotti Shells 2 c Ricotta Cheese 1 c Cottage Cheese 1 c grated Parmesan cheese 2 c shredded mozzarella cheese 1 egg Spaghetti sauce Cook manicotti shells according to package directions. Combine above ingredients. Mix well, … Continue reading

Sports, Hazing and Friendship – Crumbs for Raucous Rivalry Wreaks Havoc

SPORTS:  About the competition:  “The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.” Colin Powell                                                 About the Fans: A Psychologist’s  Viewpoint: Some psychologists claim that fan psychology is rooted in primitive times when we lived in small tribes, and warriors fighting to protect our tribe were true genetic representatives … Continue reading

Raucous Rivalry Wreaks Havoc

Our granddaughter, Haley Tyler #5 Deafening screams rock the packed gym. Unnerved by the intensity of the rivalry, I feel my stress level rise with a vengeance. I have three choices: I can resort to the fact that it’s just a game, the normal persona of competitive sports. I can detach my emotions and support … Continue reading

Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

On this rainy cool January day, I pass on to you a recipe to warm your heart and comfort your weary bones. It comes from Southern Living, December’s Food Gift for the Month.  It has a “tender, fine-crumbed texture and bright citrus flavor ” that offers “a refreshing change from traditional spiced zuccchini bread.” It’s great for … Continue reading

Check This Out: Crumbs for Making the Devil Cringe (You’ll be glad you did!)

                              “I’m throwing the trash, clearing the junk. I’m firing the cannon, you’re gonna get sunk. You better sail off to the seven seas. There’s not enough room for you and for me. Once again if you would please, ‘There’s not enough room for you and for me.’” Ke ha (run devil run)  “The Lord … Continue reading