Tag Archives: Food

Chocolate

I savor the creamy chocolate flavor Be it a dark chocolate bar laced with cocoa nibs Or sumptuous sorbet with hazelnut tidbits Or a delightful muffin with just enough chips

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Messy Presents

We want our presents in pretty paper All wrapped up in a shiny neat bow We want our faith to be the same So our doubts and struggles never show Yet the greatest gifts aren’t neat and tidy Like the … Continue reading

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Sifting Beans

I’m sifting through dry beans picking out rocks tossing damaged beans skipping the limas keeping the good ones planning a steaming hot pot of bean soup with bacon carrots, celery, and onion a few of my favorite herbs Or maybe … Continue reading

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Take-Out Blues

Gorgeous online menu touting dishes that make me drool Cashew chicken with fresh sweet peppers Drunken noodles with sweet Thai basil Appetizers—spring rolls and pot stickers—to die for A reasonable delivery charge based on mileage and close by Looked upscale … Continue reading

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A Heart Like Mine

Praise and thanksgiving for my good deeds can quite easily lead to thinking I’m good enough all on my own I don’t need God’s mercy Comparing myself to the evil all around me can inflate my self-esteem just the same … Continue reading

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Poetry Is . . .

I have to give credit for the first line of each stanza of this short poem to a friend I was talking to at a conference I’m attending this week. We were talking about poetry and other funny things—like the … Continue reading

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Almond Jam Thumbprints

Back in 2011 I took the WordPress Post-a-day challenge. To accomplish my goal of posting every day for a full year I developed several theme days, one of which was Recipe Friday. Since then I’ve posted a few recipes, but … Continue reading

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