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creamy shrimp & pasta

I had a hankering for a creamy pasta dish.  Shrimp was a cherry on top.  I’m all about seafood when it’s available.  I found this recipe on Pinterest that fit the bill perfectly.  I love the intense flavour of sun-dried tomatoes and the sharpness of the “king of cheeses,” parmesan.  Garlic, in our house, is… Continue reading creamy shrimp & pasta

family · life · special days

to be like mom

This Mother’s Day weekend has me pining a little for ‘my other home.’  I so wish I could be there to spend the day with my sweet mom.  Not only that, but my talented northern boy is having his second cd release concert and my equally talented techie boy will be doing an opening set… Continue reading to be like mom

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pesto & parmesan pinwheels

The other day I wanted to make something other than sandwiches for our fellowship meal which follows our communion service.  We have been having a cold potluck (our space does not have an oven) lunch as an extension of the Lord’s Supper. I was perusing Pinterest and was inspired by this recipe.  They had me at pesto and… Continue reading pesto & parmesan pinwheels

faith · life

come away ~ part three

In come away ~ part two, I identified things in my life that create roadblocks for me in walking intimately with God.  Now I’ll look at some of the ways that I can ‘come away’ from the things that battle for my time both practically and spiritually. The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms says this:… Continue reading come away ~ part three

faith · life

come away ~ part two

I just chuckle when people ask what my role is in our church planting journey.  I honestly can’t say for certain.  In fact, I often wonder why I have been given this privilege.  I really don’t think of myself as a ‘pastor’s wife’…I’m just not qualified. In fact, when my love brought up his thoughts of… Continue reading come away ~ part two

faith · life

come away ~ part one

Recently, I was asked to speak to the wives during a breakout session at a pastor’s retreat.  The theme of the weekend was ‘Come Away.’  The idea being that we need to come away from the demands of life and ministry to grow in intimacy with God. As always, as I speak to a group,… Continue reading come away ~ part one

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art class ~ van gogh

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice in your head will be silenced.” Vincent Van Gogh Because yesterday was Star Wars Day, I decided to take the day off from History and do something a little different.  I decided to do an art class.… Continue reading art class ~ van gogh