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soup’s on ~ potato soup

If you’ve spent any time around here, you know how much I enjoy a comforting and nourishing bowl of soup. Soup is one of life’s perfect solutions. Bits of this and that in your vegetable crisper? Make soup. Leftover chicken, turkey or beef? Make soup. Ham bone? Soup. Beets in season? More soup. Giant package…… Continue reading soup’s on ~ potato soup

bible journaling · Bible study · faith

what a beautiful name {jehovah-rapha: my healer}

Are you feeling broken? Wounded? Worn out? Ashamed? I have good news. Our God is Jehovah-Rapha: Healer. I mentioned before that our ladies’ Bible study group is working on The Names of God Bible Challenge. Though I’ve only just started sharing with you, we are actually about half-way through it. One of the ladies remarked…… Continue reading what a beautiful name {jehovah-rapha: my healer}

food · penny pinchin' · recipes · what's for dinner?

crockpot beef stew

I like to use my crockpot on Sundays as much as possible.  I can prep some of the ingredients the night before, and the slow cooker does all the real work.  Stew is one of my favourite things to make this way.   The wonderful thing about stew is that you don’t need to be…… Continue reading crockpot beef stew

dairy-free · food · gluten free · healthy living · recipes · what's for dinner?

creamy mushroom and spinach pasta

Do you ever just stare into the fridge, waiting for dinner inspiration to magically hit? I like a good meal plan, but the reality is I often fall short of implementing one to its fullest potential.  Sometimes the day has a shift in plans, or I forget to take my meat from the freezer.  …… Continue reading creamy mushroom and spinach pasta

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what a beautiful name {El-Roi}

It was time to pick another guide for our Ladies’ Bible Study group. If you’ve ever led a study like this, you know the choices can be overwhelming. I usually begin by asking the Lord for direction. I go to the ladies to see if they have any particular study they’d like to do, then…… Continue reading what a beautiful name {El-Roi}

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soup’s on : chicken barley soup

‘Tis the season… No, I’m not lost in a Christmas time warp. It’s the time of year when the mercury goes up and down like a yo-yo. When you want to get out for fresh air, but the weather holds you captive inside. When the germ potential on every possible surface is at an all-time…… Continue reading soup’s on : chicken barley soup

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simple valentine’s day decor & true love

I’ve never really decorated specifically for Valentine’s Day, with the exception of when I had littles about. It was more about construction paper hearts and special pencils for school work back then. My Christmas and winter decor kinda meshed at that time. Lots of snowmen and sleds mingled with the more Christmas-y items. The diminutive…… Continue reading simple valentine’s day decor & true love

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a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part three)

If you remember, we left off at the climax of our ‘Jonah experience.’ If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you may want to read part one and two first. Jungle Gardens, Avery Island, Louisiana Back on dry ground, we ventured the two thousand miles to ‘Nineveh’ (Nova Scotia) for a six-week trial period.…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part three)