Sunday God-Sightings

  These are just some of the ways I saw God at work at First Trinity on Sunday September 22, 2019. Of course, He was up to far more than what I could see. What did YOU see? I watched Cathy Mongielo walk in the door for 8:45 worship, stop at the table where “Portals…

Book 12 in 2019: “Finish” by Jon Acuff

I have a goal to read 52 books in 2019–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I can tend to let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  I just loved this book. Jon Acuff is fun to…

Book 1 in 2019: “The Sound of Gravel”

I have a goal to read 52 books in 2019–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  Yowsa. My 2019 reading was ushered in by this powerful…

42 Books in 2018

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  So here’s the wrap-up to my goal of reading 50…

Book 31 in 2018: “Finding Rebecca”

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  Yet another World War II story (I never grow tired…

Recipe: (Not) Refried Beans (Instant Pot)

I love refried beans. And until I tried this slow-cooker recipe from Budget Bytes a few years ago, I loved refried beans in the can. But the Budget Bytes ones were so so yummy that I never went back to the can. More recently, I got an Instant Pot and I have now created my…

Book 30 in 2018: “The Nazi Hunters”

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  “The Nazi Hunters” by Neal Bascomb is the young adult…

Book 29 in 2018: “Seeking Allah…Finding Jesus”

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  I was anticipating good things when I picked up “Seeking…

Book 28 in 2018: “Those Who Save Us”

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  In my never-ending quest to read stories about World War…

Book 27 in 2018: “Hillbilly Elegy”

I have a goal to read 50 books in 2018–I set the goal to encourage myself to read more. Reading is my “happy place” and I feel like I’ve let other things crowd it out of my life. I do better when I read more.  So, for book 27 in 2018 I listened to “Hillbilly…