Scripture Sunday

The Road to Wholeness

We are all travelers on the road to wholeness.  We are all moving, forward or backward, learning who we are and what we want to become.  To achieve wholeness is to overcome the "natural man" and to fulfill our greatest potential. The road to wholeness is traveled one step at a time.  Each step, no… Continue reading The Road to Wholeness

Satisfaction Saturday

Satisfied with Fall

I am pretty sure fall has been my favorite season for many years... perhaps it is because I was born in the fall. I thoroughly enjoy the colors, the holidays, the changes... fall is magical.  It makes sense that I celebrate my satisfaction of the changing season. I love the changing leaves.  This year the… Continue reading Satisfied with Fall

Family Friday

One More Older and Wiser Too!

This week we celebrated our #2 daughter's birthday.  This daughter is amazing (as are all my children).  She had a high bilirubin count when she was born.  She slept in a suitcase with a bilirubin light for several days.  She was a very easy baby... goo at sleeping and eating. As she grew she was… Continue reading One More Older and Wiser Too!

Theatre Thursday

A How-to – Painting a Large Scale Design on a Stage Floor

I've had several people ask just how I create what I create... all with kids.  First key ingredient... I have GREAT KIDS to work with.  They learn quickly; they are willing to learn; they work hard. Last weekend 16 kids (2 of my own kids), and my co-worker, came together to paint the floor for… Continue reading A How-to – Painting a Large Scale Design on a Stage Floor

Warrior Wednesday

A Warrior Practices Self-Discipline

Very few personal qualities contribute to a person's success and happiness like the quality of self-discipline.  Sticking to my guns with this nutritionarian lifestyle takes self-discipline. My work ethic and my relationships with others takes self-discipline.  Self-discipline has led me to sustainable, long-term success. A Warrior practices self-discipline. When I practice self-discipline am able to… Continue reading A Warrior Practices Self-Discipline

Thought Tuesday

Let It Go

I admit, I am a rather guarded person.  As a teen I dressed like a bruise wearing only black, purple, green, and white.  I did my best to avoid being vulnerable.  The trouble is, you can't hide yourself from being vulnerable.  Painful experiences happen. The key to happiness is letting them go.  Holding on to… Continue reading Let It Go

Menu Monday

It Can Be Done – Even When You are Insanely Busy

Wow!  What a week! The next 2 weeks look just as nuts.  However, eating well can be done! This past week I ate a ton of salads.  My friends Rachel continued to bring me soup.  I did make a couple of yummy things. This week I made Wendy’s Tomato Pie I love this recipe!  I… Continue reading It Can Be Done – Even When You are Insanely Busy

Menu Monday

Wendy’s Red Kidney Bean Chili

Ingredients 1 pound dry kidney beans soaked overnight and drained 1 c chopped carrots 1 onions, chopped 1 c bell peppers, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 28 oz canned tomaotes 4 c vegetable stock 1 jar salsa 3-5 Tbs chili powder 4 bay leaves 1 Tbs cumin Directions Saute garlic, peppers and onions until… Continue reading Wendy’s Red Kidney Bean Chili

Recipes, Uncategorized

Wendy’s Ratatouille

Serves 4-6      Prep time: 20 minutes       Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 c crushed tomatoes 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp minced garlic 4 Tbs fresh basil 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp rosemary 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2… Continue reading Wendy’s Ratatouille


Wendy’s Tomato Pie

Servings: 6-8       Prep: 45 minutes         Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients Crust 1 3/4 c whole wheat flour 1/4 c vegetable shortening 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt 3-4 Tbs cold water Filling 2 pounds tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 baby zucchini thinly sliced 1 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1 sweet onion,… Continue reading Wendy’s Tomato Pie