Tag Archive | life
I finally got around to naming my sour dough starter. Blessing2 is white flour only. I’ve been tweaking recipes and techniques since last fall and have finally created a product I like. Here’s what I’ve learned: Patience. I cannot rush a good bread. Time is needed to bulk ferment and to rest. A baneton basket […]
Something new for me, although I try to use what I have so that I am not wasteful. I’m instituting “Zero Waste Wednesdays” here at Tweak Your Week. Why Wednesdays? Wednesday is the day that we plan to make our dump run. This is not fun nor glamorous but necessary when you live outside of […]
It’s raining, again. I am thankful for housing that keeps me dry; housing that feels warm and gives me comfort. I am thankful for a community of faith that keeps me strong. I give thanks for a faith that allows me times to find shelter from the storms of life. Where do you find shelter? […]
“New every morning is the love our wakening and uprising prove; through sleep and darkness safely brought, restored to life and power and thought.” New Every Morning Hymn Link This hymn has been on my heart this morning. Each morning is a new beginning. I rise thankful for a fresh start and a night of […]
I love rainy days especially when I can stay home. The darkness of the day reminds me of times at a cottage when I could sit and read or play cards. Basically the rain seemed to slow me down, forcing me to rest and take care. Most often I hear from people the old tale […]
Tuesday again. Without fail the days come and go; weeks come and go and we keep on keeping on. Some Tuesdays are full of appointments and others with the general administrative tasks of Ministry. I now add to that list, weekly reading for courses I’m taking. More so than other times I need to remain […]
In a very busy weekend. This is a time to reflect, acknowledge, and be grateful. The calm and peacefullness of the wood stove and the energy of the plants bring me at last to the quiet center I seek… Are there times in your life like this?
With the water level so low the beach was not very inviting. We sat for a while and watched the geese. That was such a blessing – just to sit. Do you create moments like that in your life?
I find the busier I am and the more stress I allow into my life, the more I need to recall the love and rich blessings I have. We all have opportunities to share this love with those around us. Remember, we are blessed to be a blessing.