Do you ever stop to think about how blessed you are? Do you ever miss a meal because of the lack of money? Food Bags for the Homeless is a way that we can share with those less fortunate than we are. My biggest problem with mealtime is deciding what to have. I have frozen food from our garden in the freezer. The beef from the last steer we butchered is also there. Not to mention the pantry is … [Read more...] about Food Bags for the Homeless – How to Help Needy People
It is amazing how time flies! Family photos are a great way to see just how everyone has grown and changed. So, when everyone was here a few weeks ago, we had new photos made. Psalm 128:8 says, "Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine, within your house, your children like olive plants around your table." I was asked once by someone who found out how many children we have, if we were … [Read more...] about New Family Photos
Last week sure took an unexpected turn for us. I thought I had another week to do grocery shopping, menu list, lesson plans and other last minute items. But, with one phone call, plans changed and I was on my way to El Paso. It was definitely for a good cause! We have a new addition to the family - a granddaughter! A c-section had been planned for the following week but this bundle of joy would … [Read more...] about New Addition to the Family – A Granddaughter
As Christians we have been given much freedom in Christ. He said in John 10:10, "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." (NAB) Are you living or existing? Are you living an abundant satisfying life or just existing with a status quo life? Before I go on, let me just say that true peace and abundant living is only possible through a relationship with Jesus Christ. This means … [Read more...] about Living or Existing – Which are You Doing?
We have a new tradition for the holidays - throwing a Christmas party! It was so much fun and the time with friends and family made forever memories. I want to encourage you to reach out to those around you by sharing with you our Christmas party menu. We chose to bake everything and just have people drop by but you could easily have others bring their favorite plate of cookies too. We attend a … [Read more...] about Christmas Party Menu
Essential oils are part of our family's healthy life. The more I learn, the more I am convinced that a healthy life is multifaceted. There are many factors that all work together to make a person healthy. So, instead of "healthy life", maybe I should say, "healthy lifestyle"! Let's try this again - I use essential oils as part of our family's healthy lifestyle! Essential Oils and the … [Read more...] about How I Use Essential Oils