Trusting your gut in the kitchen (and the most perfect pancakes ever)

I knew  better. I KNEW BETTER.The recipe said to saute the halved mushrooms and the asparagus tips together for three minutes until the shrooms were soft. I thought to myself: Well that doesn’t seem long enough for the mushrooms and the asparagus will get mushy in the mean time. Well myself was correct. Except that I saved the asparagus at the expense of the mushrooms and ended up with chewy blobs in my pasta....more

The Unattainable Virtuous Woman

I have avoided those verses my entire life....more

Advice from your parents

When I left the family nest to get settled into my first job, my Mom gave me some advice. She told me some things about my paycheck and finances, she gave me a few words of wisdom when dealing with my coworkers and when I got frustrated with that job, she told me to stick with it until I found something new....more
My husband and I sometimes actively solicit advice from my father-in-law. He is in the same ...more

Knowledge Wisdom &' Understanding

When it comes to love you should know that real love is not a one way street! Real pure and unconditional love is only meant for mature people with a clear cut picture and understanding of what they need and want from each other. If you really love someone then you would know and understand that you need each other more than the eyes can see and more than the opinions of others....more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Like A Tree Shedding Leaves

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

THE THANKS CONTINUE

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME

WATCHING TOO MUCH OF THE NEWS? FINDING YOURSELVES DEPRESSED AND WONDERING WHY YOU ARE ON THIS PLANET?  THEN STOP WATCHING SO MUCH NEWS... YOU ABSOLUTELY CANNOT SIT AND WATCH THE NEW FIRST THING IN THE MORNING, FOR IT WILL SET THE TONE TO YOUR AWARENESS FOR  THE REST OF THE DAY. WHY NOT TRY TO LIMIT YOUR NEWS WATCHING TO WEATHER WATCHING THAT INSTEAD? . OK, JUST KIDDING..... ...more

Advice from a Military Wife: Uprooted NEVER Unsettled

Jana and Paul Shankle have moved 11 times in their 20 years of marriage.  Paul’s military career has allowed them to travel the world, but it has also forced them out of their comfort zone.  They have moved overseas three separate times, and never lived anywhere longer than 4 years.  Jana and Paul have two beautiful children, and have recently retired from the military and settled in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Through the process of trial and error, Jana learned how to transition well.  In this article, she shares how she survived being uprooted so often without becoming unsettled. ...more
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