Month: January 2019
Life was easier. Men were men, and women were women. Young ladies were groomed to be faithful wives and good mothers while young men were groomed for responsibility, career, and the importance of honoring their word. Oh, the hours spent learning the finer things in life. My maternal Grandmother teaching me how to cook, bake,… Read More ›
More modest view of nature in its raw form… Must have intrigued earlier generations, as well. Amidst the rock, and leaf strewn earth, lay this arrowhead waiting just for me 🙂 Epiphany, Fossil Tooth, and Arrowhead…Oh, my… Each visit has yielded immense joy and precious reminders of God’s eternal presence.
[ To Be Married, to Be Single . . . ] Now, getting down to the questions you asked in your letter to me. First, Is it a good thing to have sexual relations? Certainly—but only within a certain context. It’s good for a man to have a wife, and for a woman to have a husband. Sexual drives… Read More ›
“For the Lord hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God.” – Isaiah 54:6 (KJV) ~ ~ … Read More ›
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1793817979 The cabin on the north side of Potts Mountain, in Paint Bank, VA, is a vivid picture book with poem narrative that describes setting up sustainable living in a rural environment.
An old-fashioned favorite – recipe from Ruth Cain, Hartselle, Alabama. Crackle Cookies 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt confectioners’ sugar In a large mixing bowl, melt chocolate in microwave, 30… Read More ›
A favorite, this recipe is intended for a Crock-pot Bread ‘n Cake Bake pan (3-1/2 or 5 quart Crock-pot). Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Cake 1/2 cup butter, salted 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup molasses (Peter Rabbit – unsulphured & full flavor) 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (Saigon cinnamon works… Read More ›
falls-ridge-trail-map-july2016 First day of the New Year, set apart for the Lord, to glory and revel in His creation! A quick search, for “places to hike near me”, yielded a hidden gem: Falls Ridge Preserve, only 30 minutes away; and dogs welcome! Quickly changed into hiking clothes, grabbed the back-pack and you should have seen Dixie. We… Read More ›