The Way of Love

I Corinthians 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Chapter 13 of I Corinthians describes a holy love called agape. The essence of agape love is goodwill, benevolence, and willful delight in the object of love. Unlike our English word…

Dar Luz–The Light Has Come

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And, God saw that the light was…

Memphis Style Ribs by Parish

The first time Parish made these ribs, I was laying in the bed watching the “Love Comes Softly” movie series with my windows open.  Between the laughter of little children playing outside, the perfect breeze, and the smell of his ribs on the grill, I bathed myself in joy, gratitude, and a few tears.  It’s a…

The Freshman 15: Time Management Lesson 2

“College is the land of opportunity” (Henderson, 2013, pg. 17).  You probably have already signed up for clubs, developed a routine, and continuously discovering that there is “oh so much to do”. Be effective by being selective Let’s face it most of your days will be busy with constant deadlines.  However, by being selective about…

Autumn Sage Apple Squash Soup

PBS Parents had a great soup recipe that my wonderful friend Monica shared with me. Recipe: Autumn Sage Apple Squash Soup Prep Time: 10 min(s) Cook Time: 20 min(s) Total Time: 30 min(s) Servings: 4 Autumn Sage Apple Squash Soup – The perfect soup to welcome fall and celebrate seasonal ingredients. Made with acorn squash,…

The Bundt Cake Marriage

God provides a way out ahead of time. The invitation you receive to speak, show up, take a class, or the article you pick up in the newspaper are all connections to God’s perfect plan for you.  My husband and I have recently been asked to support couples in their next step of marriage, and…