July 17, 2019

I have a confession; I never thought I was cut out to be a Pastor’s wife. A few people I used to call friends heard my husband had become a Pastor. They said, (you a pastor’s wife?) just the idea of that made them laugh.  It wasn’t because I was an ax murderer; or the...

June 13, 2017

When I was a little girl my big sister was always talking about losing weight and somewhere she got this 45 record that was called “Go, You Chicken Fat, GO!” Maybe you have heard it. I still have that song stuck in my head, and I can still see my sister jumping up and...

June 6, 2017

If you hear be prepared in case of an emergency, it brings to mind all manner of sudden situations, from health related issues to work deadliness. But the types of emergencies I want to discuss today are food emergencies. Our lifestyles make it very hard to find and ea...

June 4, 2017

This whole week we have been thinking about food because it is the second of the five key essentials, and next to air, it’s one of the most important things in life. Food is not only important for keeping our bodies moving, we use food as a way to connect with each oth...

June 1, 2017

Can’t you just hear this opening song from the 1960s Broadway musical (and 1968 film) Oliver! It is sung when the workhouse boys are dreaming and fantasizing about food while going to collect their gruel from the staff of the workhouse. I have sung along with this movi...

May 26, 2017

The other night my daughter selected an old movie from 2009 about Hannah Montana for us to watch. The main character was singer Miley Cyrus who plays Hannah. The best part of the movie was the hit song "The Climb" that she sang. My favorite lyric comes in the middle of...