The Relationship Triangle and its Endless Potential

It has been said that opposites attract. This was true of my relationship with my husband. We came from very different backgrounds. While he grew up in the North, I was born and bred in the South. He was a Catholic; I was a Presbyterian. He grew up in the suburb of a city and … Continue reading

Chicken and Pasta with Vegetables

This is a quick and easy Southern Living recipe. Add a green salad and bread, if you like. It’s really good! Chicken and Pasta with Vegetables (4-6 servings)                     *½ (16 oz.) preferred pasta *1 lb. chicken breasts tenders *1 tsp. salt *½ tsp. freshly ground pepper *4 tbsp. olive oil (divided) *1 lb. fresh asparagus … Continue reading

The Problem with Showcase Christianity – Crumbs

“Jesus Christ lived in the midst of his enemies. At the end all his disciples deserted him. On the Cross he was utterly alone, surrounded by evildoers and mockers. For this cause he had come, to bring peace to the enemies of God. So the Christian, too, belongs not in the seclusion of a cloistered … Continue reading

The Problem with Showcase Christianity

  Showcase Christianity is a detriment to the true cause of Christ. Why do you suppose our society is becoming more and more polarized? Have we reverted back to the Roman days featuring the Christians against the “lions” for the cause of entertainment? Perhaps so, but for a very different reason. The early Christians were … Continue reading

Contagious Hope – Crumbs

  “Bad news isn’t wine. It doesn’t improve with age.” Colin Powell                              “I’ve noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.” Ronald Reagan, quoted in New York Times, 22 September 1980   “Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.” Dorothy Rowe   … Continue reading

Contagious Hope Spreads throughout the World

It’s Saturday morning and you’re settled in your favorite chair with a hot cup of coffee and today’s newspaper. Or perhaps you’re scrolling through the daily news on your computer. You wonder why you even bother to read the news. It’s so depressing. And yet, you begin your search with hope. Just this once, wouldn’t … Continue reading

The Strange Thing about Guilt – Crumbs

“The knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation.” Latin Proverb   “The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.” Rene Descartes            “The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the … Continue reading

The Strange Thing about Guilt

The apple truly doesn’t fall far from the tree. Adam and Eve made a simple choice to follow their senses and desires, rather than God’s instructions. And all hell broke loose! The strange thing about their guilt is that it caused them to run from God rather than to Him. Now, generations later, we’re making … Continue reading