Scripture Cake

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…

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10 Days In The Land of Jesus, Day 1 and 2!

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…

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Peer Pressure Is No Respecter of Age

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…

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Christ Has Risen! Happy Easter 2018

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…

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Life Lessons From The Hive by M.J. Miller

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…

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Let The Little Children Come

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…

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Morning Prayer and Evening Dinner

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…

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Let’s Pray

On my blog Prayer page, I received the following comment and request from Judy.  She says "Please pray for my daughter Sheila McLean. She just found out this past Friday that she has a mass, the size of a quarter, in her lung and a spot on the kidney, and they both are malignant". Oh.  My heart…

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Why Do You Do That? How We Communicate–

My youngest brother, John, and I were helping my sous-chef dish-washing mom to blow up balloons and decorate a pavilion where our family is gathering for meals during our family reunion this week. We had a couple of tanks of helium and two bags of balloons. My Chief Balloon-blowing husband was working the helium machine,…

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Central Park West

I went for a walk in Central Park this afternoon. OK, maybe I need to back up.  I wrote this while I was in New York City for in May.   So - this is an after-the-fact blog post!  Use your imagination as I start over. :) I went for a walk in Central Park this afternoon. I…

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Unplugged Solitude

Every day I read some type of "devotional" or encouraging spiritual words.  Sometimes I read from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, and often times from Quest by Dr. David Jeremiah.  From time to time I throw in thoughts from My Utmost For His Highest by Oswald Chambers.  On March 3 these words from Sarah Young touched me.…

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