Monthly Archives: October 2012

Like Chickens…

My friend was telling me about her chickens recently, and when the old saying, “Like chickens with their heads cut off” popped into my head I naturally thought of the spiritual implications. Let me back up.  As I was working … Continue reading

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Quiche (egg pie with a French name)

Quiche (pronounced: kee’ sh) is relatively new to my kitchen because Tim generally doesn’t like baked egg dishes like strata and things like that.  I made it on a whim a few weeks ago, and he liked it a lot, … Continue reading

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Vinegar Pie Crust

When I was a teenager I used to spend quite a bit of time with a wonderful 70+ year-old woman named Irene.  She is an excellent baker and cook, and she told me that her favorite pie crust recipe had … Continue reading

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Praying for Workers

So, as you may already know, I just read the book “Sun Stand Still” by Steven Furtick.  It was really good.  I am also going through the “Not A Fan” small group curriculum with some friends and family.  Today they … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sun Stand Still

Sun Stand Still: What Happens When You Dare to Ask God for the Impossible By Steven Furtick   I picked up this book because my pastor had recommended it one Sunday at church.  I made a note of the title in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Toxic Charity

Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, and How to Reverse It, by Robert D. Lupton This past year I was “helping” people in a tight spot more than I’d ever done before.  It was a unique … Continue reading

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Laundry Detergent

My friend Jenn is the first to have pointed me toward homemade laundry detergent.  I am forever in her debt!  This is just one of many recipes I found online.  Feel free to experiment and try different recipes or combinations … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

Sometimes I need to chill.  I mean, I get so caught up in the stress of life that I start getting mad at my adorably cute and unnaturally sweet baby.  To combat it, I am trying to learn to slow … Continue reading

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Halfhearted

Yesterday I was making Kira some lunch when I thought to myself, quite out of the blue, that I am missing something big.  I feel certain that this was something planted in me by God, because it is not what … Continue reading

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Scurvy Jones

When I was 16 I was assigned to write a poem in my language arts class.  I was complaining to my mom about how I didn’t want to write a “stupid poem” to which she replied, “It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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