spiritual life

All out of happy? Try joy!

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French philosopher, Jesuit priest, paleontologist David Brooks, esteemed New York Times columnist, wrote recently about the futility of seeking happiness rather than welcoming joy. In Our Daily Bread, so did David Roper, esteemed faith writer. Daisies, a sure sign of the… Continue reading All out of happy? Try joy!

recipes

Binge-worthy cauliflower

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Jim Davis, American cartoonist The above quote is certainly Garfield worthy, but that kind of thinking is probably why many people shy away from not only full-on vegetarianism but the plant-slant lifestyle that I enjoy. Many Americans simply do… Continue reading Binge-worthy cauliflower

blogging

:) Sunshine Blogger Award

Thanks so much to Ezee Shad for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. This is a peer recognition award for bloggers that inspire positivity and joy. OK, there are several icons for this award. This is the funniest by far... Her blog is glowupwithshad.wordpress.com. Take a look! Rules of the award Thank the blogger… Continue reading 🙂 Sunshine Blogger Award