The Stories They Don’t Tell Us

  James died. His story cut short by the sword. No details except that it was a matter of political expediency, and pleased the people. No details. No approving Paul on the sidelines or final prayers of despair or forgiveness. Is the mention a footnote, a parenthetical, an aside? A bridge to Peter’s miraculous release? …

Quick and Delicious–Pumpkin Soup

While winter hangs on a little longer, try this simple recipe to warm you up.  It’s filling and cheerful and must be loaded with vitamin A, or some other fabulous nutrients! My sister passed this recipe along to me. It was ready in 30 minutes from start to finish. (I started with leftover roasted sweet…

Thoughts on a Friday

A work-a-day week has ended.  And in the snow, we find a reminder, and have yet another chance to ponder…   God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed….