Shared Blessings is a collection of recipes and memories dedicated to family and friends who shared their lives and cooking skills with me. My family appreciates you and I do too!
Ventured out today to inspect the blueberry crop. A few days ago, they were full of blooms. Several nights of cold temps in 30's and some frost – but always sun came up and warmed up early. So surely, they made it???? Blueberries before frost Sad to report just few blossoms survived. If these make… Continue reading Blessings of J O Y!
I'm thankful the word of God speaks to our needs daily. Because of health reasons my husband does not attend church with me some Sundays. Friends will ask, “How is John?” Being the honest person that I am – I say, “He is hurting, he didn’t sleep last night or not too good today.” Wanting… Continue reading Alive and Grateful
Greeting a young couple in church I spoke to their baby girl and she smiled. I asked her name. It was Cameron. I could remember her name because my grandson has the same name. Eli’s daughter-in-law named her son Ichabod. Can you imagine naming your child Ichabod??? The ark of God was captured by the… Continue reading What’s in a Name?
What is the opposite of faith? Most would say doubt or fear! What do you fear? If you are like me, you don’t really have any fears - you’re a stoic person. You just trust God on the surface. But subconsciously there is fear. Fear of the future, fear of what if???? Fear of… Continue reading Walk in Faith
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 The nurse called, “Mitchell family.” I jumped up from the hard bench I had been sleeping on and said, “Yes.” She said… Continue reading Is it Ok to Argue with God?
My earthly father fell short of being perfect - maybe you can relate.
Proverbs 31: 30-31 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. 31 Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. While the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord… Continue reading Her Hands
“What was your favorite Easter basket or Easter candy?” Really? A Christian radio station talking about Easter candy. Is that what Easter is about? My husband did have a memory of Easter candy. His mom required him to take his younger brother and sister to a community egg hunt. He was walking around looking… Continue reading Walk in the Way of Love
He can walk! Yes, my husband John was able to walk the next morning after back surgery. He was in a wheelchair for 3 weeks prior to surgery. The PT lady in the hospital was amazed how well he walked and the doctor released him that day. Wow, back surgery and only one night in… Continue reading Walk