One Decade at a Time


“Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.” Eph 6:18 The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains prayer as a constant and never-ending action of our daily life. “Against our dullness and laziness, the battle of prayer is that of humble, trusting and persevering love.” It goes on to detail three important […]

January 8, 2010

Cashew Chicken skillet


chicken breasts, cut up and flattened bag of frozen stir-fry veggies with noodles teriyaki sauce salt (optional) sesame seeds cashews In a large skillet (with a lid) brown the chicken on both sides in oil and some teriyaki sauce. Add in the bag of veggies (and salt). Add some more teriyaki sauce. Cover and let it simmer […]

January 4, 2010

Christ: our Hope


In all the commotion and anticipation of Advent and the first few days of Christmas, I found myself so overwhelmed. Now, snuggled warmely in the Christmas Octave, I have a few thoughts of joy and peace. I see the hungry child in the photograph. I see the overwhelming amount of stuff in the stores and […]

December 30, 2009

Hope’s vessel


“‘Arise, my beloved, my beautiful one, and come! For see, the winter is past, the rains are over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth.’” Song of Songs 2: 11-12 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. “He was in the beginning with God. […]

December 13, 2009

Skillet Chicken Supper


Skillet Chicken Supper 1/2 cp flour 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3 to 4 lbs chicken, cut up 2 Tb oil 1-3/4 cps water, divided 1/2 cp soy sauce or teriyaki or even worcsherstire (however the heck that is spelled!) 1/2 tsp oregano 1 bag of frozen mixed veggies. (I really like the stir-fry variety) or fresh veggies […]

December 3, 2009