The Thief of Our Joy

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Lately, I’ve been thinking of taking up running again. Before we moved to this new town I was an avid runner. My mornings would entail at least 4 miles and then a work out. However, moving here caused a change in my routine ending my running sprees. The other morning, I observed as my neighbor […]

How Daily Parenting Decisions Reflect Your Faith

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How Daily Parenting Decisions Reflect Your Faith Motherhood. Now that you have been blessed with the privilege and responsibility of raising children of your own, a desire to honor God with your parenting quietly resonates and influences your interactions with your children. You also want to demonstrate your faith so that they understand what it […]

Salmorejo

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Several years ago my daughter studied in Barcelona, and we visited with her during her Spring break. We traveled together through Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, Grenada and Cordoba. This is how I was introduced to Salmorejo, a cold tomato soup from the town of Cordoba. This is my current favorite version; it is a blend of […]

Cranberry and Quinoa Salad Recipe

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  Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed ½ cup dried cranberries 2 scallions, finely chopped ¼ cup almonds, sliced ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon or lime juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon […]