Small Means

It never ceases to amaze me how misaligned our beliefs can become. Do we sometimes think that our life won’t really have meaning until we accomplish some big and public thing? Or that what we do in family life each day somehow pales in comparison to what we or others are doing out there? That […]

Letting Go

When we trust in God’s timing we can: Back off. Live in the present. Rest when we’re tired. Accept and embrace what we’re experiencing today. Recognize our need for learning and accept our humanness. Tread lightly. Take time to study things out. Feel productive as we make mistakes. See patterns of contrast as patterns of […]

Potato Leek Soup

I love leeks. They have a very rich but mild onion flavor. I worked on this recipe yesterday and was pleased with the result so I thought I’d share. If you decide to try it, I hope you’ll enjoy! What I didn’t show in this picture is something I learned part way through this process. […]

Scrumptious Salad

This salad was a hit! We used a mix of greens, topped with: Fuji apple, dicedFresh blueberriesRed onion, finely slicedSproutsCucumbers, peeled and dicedPoppyseed dressing We usually have a bowl of greens, that have been washed and torn into bite-sized pieces and are ready to eat, in the fridge with a tight fitting lid. Then, when […]

Expectations Be Banished!

Do you ever ride the roller coaster of “failed” expectations? Such as when a holiday comes and you have some special hopes in mind, things that your spouse might do to celebrate an occasion or to show you that they care? And then maybe that day comes and those hopes, that may have morphed into […]