Thankful for…

a week’s worth of lunches in the fridge blue skies and bright autumn leaves autumn sunshine “new” thrift store jeans good-natured teasing the aroma of pumpkin scones in the oven the chance to sing this song the unexpectedness that is the family of God talks with brothers

German apple cake

This recipe came from a family friend.  Ironically, it’s a German recipe via a Japanese-American family.  You’d think maybe it could have come from my own German heritage instead of so circuitously.  😉 Anyway, I’m glad it made its way to our family because it is amazingly delicious.  Peeling and slicing the apples takes some…

Thoughts on a Friday

The most important question in the spiritual life is not, “Are you happy?” but, “Are you free?” -Thomas Merton