Posts made in June, 2015

Much Joy

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in New | 5 comments

All is well with our girl Superhero!

Fresh breath, and a newfangled voice---

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 “It’s your breath in our lungs;

so we pour out our praise to you only.”

Great Are You Lord

--All Sons and Daughters

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It’s the Weekend

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Desserts | 0 comments

There is no shame to frozen berries, claims Bon Appetit.  I concur. When the weekend calls you outside to play; this super-simple cake comes together with pantry staples. I made two substitutions, creating a gluten-free cake; baking a bonus win-win.

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Gather ingredients and thaw a package of raspberries. In place of the flour, I used one cup gluten-free flour and 1/2 cup almond meal. No need for a mixer either (think cleanup).

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Whisk,

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blend,

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fold,

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streak,

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scatter, and bake.

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You’ve got this!

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It is moist, fragrant and stippled with red raspberries.

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Serve this on its own for supper or dolled-up with ice cream and a few fresh guys for a merry Fourth of July.

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake; I call it, breakfast.

 

 

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Unknown Places

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in New | 0 comments

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"Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

(Joshua 1:9)

No fear haunts more than the fear of the unknown.  Whether it be facing a new job or relocating our home or the dread we feel before surgery or awaiting results of medical tests, it stalks our path all our days. …

The life of the Christian is always uncertain.  There are no guarantees.  Paul tells the Ephesian elders at a time of change in his life, "And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there" (Acts 20:22).  Going and Not Knowing seems to be the paradigm of the life of faith.  But in the unknown places, God is there before you.

-- Richard L. Morgan in I Never Found That Rocking Chair

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Just Breathe

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in New | 1 comment

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Lindsey Rose

Her story

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Our family is praising our good God for the gift of new lungs. Our niece, Lindsey is breathing after an enduring journey.  Her story of releasing fear and embracing trust humbles me.  We enlist His continued hand; leading her through recovery as she claims an unabashed miracle--life.

9 am

Both lungs functioning...Off lung/heart machine

...a few more hours

Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation." --Isaiah 12:2

We pray for a grieving family too.

Just Breathe

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Summertime

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Fish | 2 comments

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A shining sun in June;

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the garden is giving.

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Pickled Beets and Eggs Majesty

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Santa Monica Seafood

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Grilled Donut Peaches

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 Bring on summertime.

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