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Friday, September 28, 2012

Tomato soup

13 chopped medium fresh tomatoes
1 chopped  onion
2 chopped cloves garlic
5 whole cloves
2 t basil
1 t thyme
2 cups chicken or beef broth
1/4 C bacon grease
1/4 C all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste
salt and pepper to taste
Saute onions, garlic, cloves, basil, and thyme in a tablespoon of olive oil in your stock pot. Add tomatoes. Cook till everything is soft and smells lovely. Remove cloves. Put everything in the pan through the blender. In empty pot, heat bacon grease, stir in flour, brown. Add blender stuff back to pan, stirring well. Add broth, sugar, salt and pepper.

Friday, September 21, 2012

And I will look up

I think you all know that my heart breaks for the killing of our most innocent and defensless people- the babies not yet born.
My heart is very heavy as we approach this election- our current president encourages women to kill their children and does everything in His power to ensure that they won't even have to pay for it.
I worry about the judgement of God on our once-Christian nation. He does not tolerate the merciless killing of the defenseless. In fact, He is their Defender.
I pray that we will heed His call to repentance. I pray that in November our country will choose to elect leaders that are more in line with God's ways than the leaders we currently I have. I pray that the tide will turn and our hearts will soften. I pray for revival in our land, that this country that was founded on God's principles would return to Him and continue to receive His blessings and be a Light in this world.

I read Psalm 5 this morning. I think I will be praying it for a while, maybe till November. It sums up what I need to say to God so well.

Give ear to my words, O Lord,
Consider my meditation.
2 Give heed to the voice of my cry,
My King and my God,
For to You I will pray.
3 My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord;
In the morning I will direct it to You,
And I will look up.

4 For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness,
Nor shall evil dwell with You.
5 The boastful shall not stand in Your sight;
You hate all workers of iniquity.
6 You shall destroy those who speak falsehood;
The Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

7 But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy;
In fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple.
8 Lead me, O Lord, in Your righteousness because of my enemies;
Make Your way straight before my face.

9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth;
Their inward part is destruction;
Their throat is an open tomb;
They flatter with their tongue.
10 Pronounce them guilty, O God!
Let them fall by their own counsels;
Cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions,
For they have rebelled against You.

11 But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You;
Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them;
Let those also who love Your name
Be joyful in You.
12 For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous;
With favor You will surround him as with a shield.

Opening my mouth for the innocent, for those sentenced to die.


I am sorry to include this picture. I am sorry that it is necessary. But it is necessary.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Ingredients for a happy morning

Pray this prayer:
Lord, please watch over Anastasija.

Eat this for breakfast:
Baked Blueberry & Peach Oatmeal Recipe
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2  teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sliced fresh peaches
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


  • In a large bowl, combine the oats, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. Whisk the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; add to dry ingredients and stir until blended. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in peaches and blueberries.
  • Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until top is lightly browned and a thermometer reads 160°. Serve with additional milk if desired. Yield: 9 servings.

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