Could You Use a Few More Recipes?

Now THAT’s a Real Cookie 2 cups butter, softened 4 cups whole wheat flour 3 cups honey 3 eggs 2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 4 cups rolled oats 1 ½ cups raisins 1 cup chopped nuts 1 ½ cup chopped apple Beat butter and honey together. Add eggs and beat. Add halfContinue reading “Could You Use a Few More Recipes?”

How to Make a Man Cry—Memorize

I’ve always taught my children to memorize the Bible. I think it is good for their spirits, good for their souls, and even good for their bodies, if they heed it. People seldom made me memorize anything until I was fourteen, but I remember much of it, today. I want my grown children to haveContinue reading “How to Make a Man Cry—Memorize”

The Blessings of Habit–Part 1

Do Your Kids Have Habitual Blessings? “Hey! Turn that back on!” I heard from the hallway one day. It had happened again. We have taught our children, from the time they were young, to turn off lights as they leave a room. Someone had turned out the light while there was someone still in that room.Continue reading “The Blessings of Habit–Part 1”


I’ve been thinking about New Year resolutions a lot, lately. Thinking what a sobering thing it would be to ask God what He would like to see me change this year! I found something that may relate, something to think about: And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah: And Enoch walked withContinue reading “Resolved:”

An Anatomy of Pain – Conclusion

What then are we to make of suffering? If we are The Called, in Christ Jesus, everything that happens to us is for some higher purpose, even when life DOES go our way. We can know for sure that the pain of suffering unfair treatment, like all other things, works for good. The Scriptures promiseContinue reading “An Anatomy of Pain – Conclusion”

An Anatomy of Pain – The Real Enemy

Chess pawn 0985.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Oh, if only forgiveness were the end of it! But it’s just the beginning. Suffering doesn’t stop just because we’ve been nice. Our real enemy (who is not a human enemy), knows how to move his pawns and which buttons to push. Sometimes forgiveness must become more like aContinue reading “An Anatomy of Pain – The Real Enemy”