International Textures

Family, Friends, Fireworks, Flags...

International Textures

Celebrate God all day, every day. Philippians 4:4 (The Message) July 4th is one of my very favorite holidays. I like everything about the day...decorating with red/white/blue, having a picnic with family and friends, fireworks, flags fluttering in the summer breeze,

Kitchen Comforts

White Barbeque Sauce

Kitchen Comforts

White Barbeque Sauce

Spiritual Celebrations

Enduring love

Enduring Love

June, the month for weddings. Time for the couple to express their enduring love to each other with family and friends sharing in this special day. In 1Corinthians 13:4-7,13:(Revised Standard Version) love is patient and kind...

Wellness Wisdom

Making a Memory

Making a Memory

I was seated on the bride's side of a large church sanctuary awaiting the beginning of a wedding. Prelude music filled the air, and I scanned the scene making note of every exquisite detail in the decorations---all breathtakingly gorgeous.

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FaithShapes! our lives. It brings color, flavor, stories, and symbols together to build the Christian and Interfaith community.

FaithShapes! our hearts, our homes and our health (emotional, mental, physical, spiritual, social, and financial), It (via the Holy Spirit) shapes the direction, passion, strategies, and styles with which we focus our religious attention.

Blessings for Pets (and other Creatures)

“O Supreme Spirit of Creation, from Your sacred breath came forth birds and beasts, fish and fowl, creatures of such variety and beauty that we are continuously amazed at Your divine imagination.

Strawberry-Orange Shortcake Tart

Amazingly easy and a great summer treat! Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 cup plain yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cold butter,

Salt Water Taffy

Salt Water Taffy is something that I always identify with summer and the beach. My dad’s family lives around the Philadelphia area so we would go to Ocean City, New Jersey for a week in the summer. The boardwalk has stores selling salt water taffy about every ten feet.


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