I heard someone say, “Certain fruit can only grow out of the soil of affliction.” This is true. I heard that on Sunday, and tonight I was speaking with a friend who lives far away. She was reminding me that she clings most closely to the undiluted truths of the Gospel, when all she has is Christ. Continue Reading
I never knew how hard it was to bake cookies. I went to Walmart and bought some peanut butter cup cookies and baked them for 19 minutes, like it said to on the package. Took them out and, burnt.
So, since I really wanted some cookies, I hopped in my car and drove all the way back to Walmart and grabbed a package of Pecan Praline cookies and took those home. This time, I only cooked them for 13 minutes, which was 6 minutes less than what the package said. I took them out and, burnt.
So, since I still really wanted some cookies, I shed a tear and hopped back into my car for the journey back to Walmart which seemed to take hours this time. I bought the same kind of cookies and went home. This time, I cooked them for nine minutes. I took them out and they were semi-burnt, but edible. Yet the middle was all gooey and not cooked enough.
What on earth is happening? Continue Reading