Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mom’s Scones

Last night for a ladies tea at my house, my mom made her wonderful Cranberry Orange Scones. These are my absolute favorite, so I thought I would share the recipe. I was so excited to have one for breakfast this morning with a steaming cup of tea, but alas… it turns out that hubbies like them, too […]

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Fading…

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the Autumn tree.” – Emily Bronte The brilliant color of the trees is fading fast. (Sniff). We’ve had an amazing Autumn season this year in Northern Minnesota, and I’m sorry to see it leaving us for another whole year. But this year more than any other I […]

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Sweet Hubby…

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Our Thought Lives

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord.” – Psalm 19:14 I’ve been reading through the book “Intimate Friendship with God” again by Joy Dawson. I first read this book when I was in YWAM 13 years ago (Wow! I can’t believe its been […]

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My Favorite Season

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Happy Birthday, Daddy!

“Every father should remember that one day his child will follow his example instead of his advice.” – Author Unknown My dad turns 59 today. For his birthday we ordered Papa Murphy’s pizza, drank Cream Soda and rented an old John Wayne classic to watch as a family. Then chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream […]

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My Secret Place

 My favorite place to have my time with the Lord is in the cemetery. It’s not morbid as it may sound, but absolutely beautiful. It’s quiet, peaceful, I can pray out loud, sing. I walk around and read the tombstones and wonder about their lives, their legacy. It reminds me that life is short and […]

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Fight for our Nation

“God has called intercessors not to wonder about the future, but to create it through the knowledge of His Living Word and prayer! Our Father gives us access to the future right now. You ask, ‘How do we know what to pray?’ The Lord told us plainly, ‘After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father […]

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Prayers & Petitions

“… to comfort all who mourn, to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness…” Isaiah 61:3 Tonight we have a Loved One on our hearts and in our prayers. We are joining with so many […]

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More on Brokenness

“God wants me to become like Jesus. So He arranges character-forming battles that will not only change the world around me ultimately, but change me first.”  – Francis Frangipane Here’s more from the book “Brokenness” by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. This chapter was so convicting to me. “Over the years I have asked the Lord to show me […]

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