Have you ever heard of scripture cake? What in the world is it? Is it only for Christians? Today, we are going to answer all these questions and share one of the best scripture cake recipes that I've ever tasted.What is scripture cake? Scripture cake is also known as "Bible Cake", "Scriptural Cake" and "Old Testament Cake" and was extremely popular in the latter part of … [Read more...] about Scripture Cake
How many times do you have to read the same story in the Bible in order to remember it, learn from it, and write it on your heart? For me, I have spent a lifetime reading the inspired Word of God. And no matter how many times I may read about the men and women God chose to use to teach me about my life, I always learn something new when I re-read a story.However, when … [Read more...] about Less Than Perfect by Ann Spangler: Book Review
Today's blog post is written by our guest Tony Patterson. Tony is a formally trained award-winning commercial / fine art photographer. His work has been on display in the Tennessee State Museum, featured in print publications, utilized in website editorials, and displayed in various exhibits. Most recently his work was on display at the Nashville International … [Read more...] about Struggle
October 2017. It started out a typical fall Sunday. Typical in that the weather was beautiful, cool, crisp, with the leaves turning glorious shades of orange, gold, and red. The unusual part of the day began with a visit to a church about 25 miles from our home. My friend attends church at The Rock and suggested we come for a visit.The morning worship was inspiring and the … [Read more...] about 10 Days In The Land of Jesus, Day 1 and 2!
It all started out innocently enough. I was sitting in my usual chair at the nail salon. I say "usual" because every 3 weeks for the past 3 years Viet has manicured and polished my fingernails. I flipped through the basket of nail colors not really expecting to make a change from the palette of pinks or reds that are my norm.A murmur of voices filled the air as three … [Read more...] about Peer Pressure Is No Respecter of Age
Happy Easter! Christ has risen! Christ has risen indeed! Easter is my favorite holiday of the year. Spiritually, Good Friday is always heavy for me with the reminder that Christ died an awful death on a Roman cross for sins he did not commit so I can be forgiven for the sins I do commit. Nothing fair about it for Jesus and full of grace and mercy for me. But, Sunday's coming … [Read more...] about Christ Has Risen! Happy Easter 2018
Can I just say, “Wow?!" Have you ever been to the Oasis Christian Center and Retreat in Kentucky? I had not even heard of it until I was invited to join a Community Bible Study leadership retreat a few weeks ago.I knew before I even left the center that I wanted to share this little place on earth with you, my faithful readers!My sous-chef dish-washing mom and I … [Read more...] about A Sweet & Peaceful Retreat – Oasis Christian Center & Retreat
It is not my nature to spend a lot of time looking back. I love the present and always get excited about the future. But today, the last day of 2017 I think it is appropriate to look back to the top blog posts of the year. This list is based on top views for 2017.Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts takes the top honor again this year with 97, 184 views … [Read more...] about Top Posts for 2017
Mary Jane Miller is many things. She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee University, a drama teacher, an artist, a Bible teacher and former missionary with YWAM (Youth With A Mission), a beekeeper, a gifted speaker and my friend!Whenever I read a book with the thought to then write a book review I go into it with no pre-conceived ideas except to write my experience to … [Read more...] about Life Lessons From The Hive by M.J. Miller
Today, I am speaking at the Hephzibah House Christmas Tea in Manhattan. I am blessed to be in New York City with my husband and connecting with many wonderful women of God. Since ya'll can't be with me I decided to share part of my presentation with you via this blog post. God bless you and thank you for the time you spend at My Daily Bread Body and Soul!This blog … [Read more...] about The Gift Left Unopened
Driving into town the other day this sign caught my attention. On my way home I stopped and clicked a quick picture. Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words.A few years ago I read a book by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth titled Attitude of Gratitude. I attended a Bible Study that used this book for the basis of having a heart of gratitude. Nancy writes: "After … [Read more...] about My Thankful Heart
NOVEMBER 15, 2017 UPDATE: TODAY Melissa Macduff won the drawing for the signed copy! (Drawn through Random.org)The best part -- she is gifting this signed copy to her Pastor, who she says "is a big fan of Eric Metaxas!" This is especially sweet for me knowing that this signed copy that I bought and had Metaxas sign will go to a Pastor in Washington state! Hallelujah! … [Read more...] about Martin Luther, The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed The World by Eric Metaxas — Including a Signed Copy Giveaway!
In June, after a 2-year battle with cancer my ex-husband, David Anderson passed away. David and I married one month after I graduated from high school. For 14 years we were married and blessed with 2 sons.Divorce was unchartered territory in David's family and mine. Through the years we stayed in touch. A catch-up phone call here and there. A visit with his mom in … [Read more...] about Undeserved and Unmerited Favor
When is the last time you read a Facebook post that just took your breath away? Or how about one that brought you to happy tears? This is exactly what happened to me the other day when I saw a post by my niece, Jaeme.Jaeme is a 30-something, wife, mother of three, business owner, Tough Mudder maniac, workout queen, she teaches the children at church on Wednesday … [Read more...] about Let The Little Children Come
Recently I had the privilege of spending time with my friend Sharron and staying overnight in her lovely home on Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee! After a wonderful night of sleep, I woke to this beautiful sunrise. My iPhone didn't take as good a picture as my camera would have but all-in-all not bad for a phone!This Psalm sprung to mind as I thanked God for the beauty of His … [Read more...] about Morning Prayer and Evening Dinner