Waiting and Trusting

Waiting and Trusting

God’s plan for us is for the LONG HAUL. We may not see what that long-term outcome is going to be, but we can trust that he has our eternal best interests at heart! It’s hard to wait and trust! Especially in this age of super-fast technology, waiting for anything just seems to get harder and harder. Consider, for instance, when your computer screen is displaying that little hourglass, or that churning circular cursor that means ‘wait’, and it seems…

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Silky, fragrant, and flavorful, this comforting soup is a perfect dish for a cozy dinner with your honey. With healthy ingredients like celery and carrots included as well, you can enjoy a nice big guilt-free bowl! Have you cooked with butternut squash? If not, you are not alone! Lots of people are hesitant to work with winter squashes. I know for me, I never really knew how to clean them or how to cook them, and when my kids were…

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His Loving Gaze

His Loving Gaze

Of all the Jesus images I have seen, there is one that is far and away my favorite. And it has an amazing story to go along with the purposeful and strong yet gentle and loving image of our Savior. Now, just to note right off, it is my understanding that the information surrounding this image of Jesus hasn’t been confirmed by the Catholic Church. However, I think it is an amazing story, and the painting definitely helps me to…

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Easy Crock Pot Garlic Parmesan Bread

Easy Crock Pot Garlic Parmesan Bread

This Easy Crock Pot Garlic Parmesan Bread is crusty, flavorful, fresh, and best of all, EASY! Enjoy delicious, fresh-baked bread with just a few ingredients and no kneading! There’s nothing I like better than a thick slice of warm, fresh-baked bread, with a slightly melting pat of butter slathered all over it. YUM. Yes, I’m drooling a little bit right now! The problem is that I used to hardly ever get to enjoy homemade bread right out of the oven….

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Magi Gifts For Me

Magi Gifts For Me

Today (January 7th, 2018) is the Feast of the Epiphany, and there are some interesting concepts we can glean from this event. I like to think of these as additional gifts from the Magi, beside the gold, frankincense, and myrrh that they brought for the baby King. One of my favorite reflections on the Magi is that they were able to experience an encounter with Christ as a result of seeking Him. The gift for us to open is the…

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New Year, New Blog

New Year, New Blog

New year, new blog, and a big resolution for 2018! I have had the framework of this blog set up for months and months now, but hadn’t added any content. I am not sure why, it just seemed like there was always something else I should be doing. But since January is a great time for a new beginning, I am going to dive in and see if I can get some momentum going! Yesterday in the car I had…

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