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Getting to the ROOT of Change

Month: March 2013

…For The Least Of My Brothers

Lent, for me, didn’t bring the usual sacrifices and structure that it had in the past. I tried to prepare myself with traditional activities, bible study, stations, etc., but each left me with a dissatisfaction.  Not because they weren’t good things to do, but because there did not seem to be anything concrete attached to …

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Dirt in Hands

First Day of Spring

A rather brisk start to Spring here in the Northeast.  I woke to a temp of 22 degrees – brrrrrrr!  I did manage to get into my garden this weekend and begin clearing some winter debris out of my raised beds, but still we’re not ready to do any planting of the peas yet. I’m …

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Happy Johnny Appleseed Day

Thought this was a cute article to share today from Holiday Insights. Johnny Appleseed Day When : March 11th and/or September 26th. Why two dates?……read on Johnny Appleseed Day honors one of America’s great legends. Johnny Appleseed was a real person. John Chapman was among the American settlers who were captivated by the movement west …

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Healthy Harvest Highlihght – Potato

Another great winter, root vegetable is the potato.  Potatoes pack a lot of healthy nutrition, but often get a bad wrap when eaten in excess and loaded down with unhealthy condiments.  One medium potato (with skin) contains: 45% daily value of vitamin C 10% daily value of B6 110 calories no fat, sodium or cholesterol …

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Cauliflower Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 head Cauliflower 4 medium Yukon Gold potatoes 1/2 cup Chicken Broth Salt & Pepper to taste Shredded cheddar cheese (optional) Thoroughly wash potatoes and cauliflower. Cut potatoes into medium sized cubes.  Cut core out of cauliflower and break apart stems.  Place cauliflower and potatoes into a large pot of boiling water. Cook for …

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Live simply, love generously, care deeply, and give fully!

Putting your trust in something can be hard.  It leaves you exposed and vulnerable; not in control.  Trust is an innate quality in children; a characteristic that we all hold, until that moment that what we trusted in, proves to be untrustworthy. The moment that vulnerability is exposed, leaves us feeling unsafe and alone. Did …

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