Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you no forsake you.For nearly four decades, the University of Tennessee’s Pat Head Summitt has kept the Lady Vol basketball program among the nation’s elite and in the process has changed the way women’s collegiate hoops is perceived across the country. The 59-year-old Summitt has won eight national titles, 1,071 games with the Vols and coached an Olympic gold medal team. Today she announced she has early onset of dementia. My heart is breaking for her, for her fans, and for all of those she has left an indelible mark on under her extremely successful coaching. Today my prayers are with her. I am also remembering our dear neighbors Kathy and Kevin who lost Kevin’s brother, Wayne, in an auto accident yesterday. Whether it is loss of a loved one, or loss of a life as you know it, loss can come upon you suddenly and overwhelm you with grief. Giving yourself time and space to heal, and being real with the Lord about your pain can help. On my Home page I will include some of my favorite scriptures when I need courage or when I need comfort.
Last night I grilled some hamburgers for our dinner. We try not to eat too much bread and so I don’t want to waste “bread calories” on hamburger buns. However, I don’t want to just eat a plain hamburger either! But our hamburgers were down right awesome because we had marinated and grilled vidalia onions on the side. I only wish you could smell these sweet grilled onions, they were soooo good! And the best part — the house stayed smelling nice because I cooked this all outside!
P.S. I meant to sprinkle with Parmesan just before serving and I got so excited about taking a picture I forgot the cheese 🙂