Month: August 2009

Revealing Actions

Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees! Then I will not be ashamed when I compare my life with your commands. Ps 119:5-6 I’m excited at the lesson in these two verses. It reminds me of Matt 26:41…

He Who Waters

While reading in Proverbs this morning this is where my thoughts took me. I drink a lot of water and in hot weather I can easily drink two quarts or more daily. I like water and I also understand it…

And the Odds Are…

We went out for our walk this morning and after we got home I was going to sit down and write my blog. My sweet husband had other plans. We drove out to Karla’s house. Larry thought he might get…

Intercessory Prayer

I have been thinking a lot about intercessory prayer. There are many examples of it in scripture. Notice the different kinds of prayers mentioned in the text of 1 Tim 2:1-3 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers,…

Spanish Rice

2 cups uncooked rice 6 T. shortening 1 large onion-chopped 2 cloves garlic-minced 1 tsp. Cumin (or more depending on taste) 1 28-oz. Can crushed peeled tomatoes, or 2-15 oz. Cans stewed tomatoes, pureed 4-6 cups chicken broth 1 jalapeño or…

Here's The Deal

Okay….here’s the deal. Well really there is no deal. For some reason I’m just not in the mood to write and I apologize. I may take a few days off. My daughter Annette is out of the hospital and doing…

Pouring Out

Have you ever poured yourself a big glass your favorite beverage and dropped it or knocked over? Most of us have and we have witnessed some pretty big messes. A glass of milk goes a long way on a kitchen…

Cranberry Orange Scones

This is a great recipe to start your week with. These scones are great for brunch. Enjoy them with a fresh cup of coffee, hot tea or milk. INGREDIENTS 2 cups all purpose flour 10 teaspoons sugar, divided 1 tablespoon…