When God Restores From What He Did Not Do

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God Specializes in Impossibilities It is true that God specializes in doing the impossible. He can do anything He chooses. It’s also true that we are creatures of choice – and He does not coerce our allegience, cooperation, or obedience. This post is a follow-up of last week’s post: When God does the Impossible. To read it, click here. There are times we suffer because of choices others make. Children suffer from broken homes, spouses … Read more

Oven Baked Catfish


Any type of fish is a healthy deal for any of us. Baking fish in an oven makes it even more healthy. Here is a simple, easy recipe that can be used for any fish. All you need is real butter (or olive oil), sea salt and pepper, and Old Bay seasoning. You can add other seasonings if you’d like -cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, or garlic or onion powder, for example. Put your fish … Read more

Family Devotions – Ideas for What to Do

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There is a reason to have family devotions. If you haven’t read the prior post, click on this link to read about the Why and the How of Family Devotions. One reason parents don’t have family devotions is because they think they don’t know how to do this. Some parents think their ideas are not good ideas. Others have never seen this modeled in their own homes. Some parents never enjoyed devotions as a family … Read more

When God Does the Impossible


What is Impossible In our human minds, we decide what is possible and what is probable. We also decide what is impossible. The problem with this is that in deciding what is or isn’t possible, we limit God. We limit what He can do, and many times we limit Him by giving Him a time frame. When It is Possible → Sometimes He wants us to get up out of our douldrums and stand still. … Read more

Bean Salad

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Summer Salad When someone tells me they’re bringing bean salad to a carry-in, I get excited. When that someone is Dave’s aunt, I get doubly-excited! Aunt Babe (her real name is Miriam but she’s Babe to her family) got this recipe from her oldest sister Esther, so I guess we could say it’s Aunt Esther’s recipe. Have it your way bean salad As with any recipe, you can tweak the beans or the amounts of … Read more