Coconut Cream Easter Cake

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I starting making this cake for Easter several years ago and now it is one of my favorite desserts…EVER!

Best part? You can make it up to two days before and keep in refrigerator. Second best part? You start with a boxed cake mix. I knew you would like this.

It is also beautiful when topped with malted Easter Eggs and in cupcake form!

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This cake is moist, rich and feeds a crowd! A beautiful Easter Dessert!

Easter is such an amazing time of remembrance and renewal.

He arose my friend.

“The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.” — Robert Flatt

Warmest blessings to you and your dear family!

Coconut Cream Cake 

1 pkg. white or yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (4 serving size) cheesecake flavored instant pudding   (Walmart is the only place I have found it!)
1 1/3 cups water  (or coconut milk…and yes I use coconut milk!)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
2 tea vanilla
1 1/3 cups Baker’s angel flake coconut
1 cup chopped nuts
Malted Easter Eggs for decoration (and eating who am I kidding.)

Combine cake mix, pudding mix, water (or coconut milk), eggs and oil in large mixer bowl. Blend; beat
at medium speed for 4 minutes. Stir in coconut and nuts and vanilla. (You can omit
the nuts and added ½ cup more coconut.) Pour into greased and floured 8 or 9 inch
cake rounds. Bake at 325 degrees for 35‐40 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in pan.
Remove from pan. Fully cool on rack.
Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting: Cream 1/3 cup butter; blend in 2 pkg. of 3 oz cream
cheese, Add 1 box (16 oz) confectioners’ sugar, alternately with 4 tsp milk, beating
well after each addition. Add ½ tsp vanilla or almond extract. Spread frosting over
top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with 2 cups Baker’s Angel Flake Coconut over frosting.

NOTE: You can find the large coconut curls at Whole Foods!

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Because so many of you asked for it I COULDN’T BE MORE THRILLED to let you know our new cookbook is now available!

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Dear friends we are so glad you have joined the Start Simply Movement! Cathy and I feel strongly the table is a great place to connect with people on a deep level. In everything we do we often talk more about the “why” than we do the “how”. Why we cook, why we feel faith is important, why friendships are essential in our lives, and why we should embrace a healthy life style. Both Cathy and I were blessed to grow up with the power of connection through food. We have many memories of wonderful shared meals and beautiful connections. Our parents gave us a legacy of doing life and food well! We have lived it over and over again with our children and now our many precious grand children. We are simply inviting you to come do life with us . . . and share your table . . . simply.

For years I have believed and taught on the reality that people hunger to live a more connected life with their families, and their friends . . . for life to be simple again. The yearning to share ourselves with others is part of our nature as life giving women, something easily lost in the busyness of our culture. We’re so busy caring for our jobs and our families that we just can’t summon the time or energy to think about much else. Especially hospitality and cooking!

What many of us need is to simply be set free. I believe for some it will take a miracle —the miracle of a changed perspective. And that’s what we offer to those who are hungry to lead more beautiful lives and to share those lives with others . . . but also to those who feel inadequate, unprepared, or just too busy to do so. Together we invite you to rethink what it means to begin living simply in everything you do; faith, food, family, friendships and healthy living.

START SIMPLY, but SIMPLY START!!!!! This is our most important message. We are not just about information, but transformation. Keep it simple, keep it real! Remember friends hospitality is giving someone a message about their value it is not about impressing people but rather giving them comfort and care. What a relief!

Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea and read though these amazing recipes. I think you will find as we have the best way to start is to simply start. To just begin. And enjoy those you love alone the way with a piece of Maltby Cake in hand!

Start Simply Cooking is now available for only $15.00

A perfect gift for the Foodie in your life!

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I have to admit I can’t WAIT for spring. And summer. And fresh and colorful everything. I would like to stroll though a Farmers Market right about now. (What is all the fussing about? It snowed in Colorado today after the forecast person said mid 60′s and sunny! How on earth do these people keep their jobs!)
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With that said I rebelled and went out and bought a bunch of fresh strawberries and a large bag of frozen Mango’s from Trader Joe’s. (I am crazy about that place.) The frozen mango’s were delicious!

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I made up some Strawberry Mango Salsa and ate the whole thing for dinner tonight.

Delicious and so easy.

You may find as I did that my attitude improved greatly.

Spring is indeed promised but for now I will just pretend!

Enjoy!

Strawberry Mango Salsa with Red Onion and Lime

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup diced strawberries

3/4 cup diced mango

1 jalapeño, seeded and minced

2 tablespoons diced red onion

4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

2 teaspoons honey, or more to taste

Juice of 2 limes

Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, combine strawberries, mango, jalapeño, onion, cilantro, honey and lime juice. Excellent served with grilled chicken or fish.

 

Because so many of you asked for it I COULDN’T BE MORE THRILLED to let you know our new cookbook is now available!

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Simply Start “Homemade” Cinnamon Rolls
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Chunky Artichoke Green Chili Garlic Bread (with the help of Costco)!

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Strawberry Pecan and Avocado Salad in Bread Basket
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The Maltby Cake (of course!)1 The Maltby Cake

Mango Butter Cream CakeMANGO BUTTERCREAM CAKE

And one of the most beautiful and delicious cakes EVER The Rose Cake

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Dare I say more!? Yes more lots more amazing easy delicious recipes for you to get started.

Dear friends we are so glad you have joined the Start Simply Movement! Cathy and I feel strongly the table is a great place to connect with people on a deep level. In everything we do we often talk more about the “why” than we do the “how”. Why we cook, why we feel faith is important, why friendships are essential in our lives, and why we should embrace a healthy life style. Both Cathy and I were blessed to grow up with the power of connection through food. We have many memories of wonderful shared meals and beautiful connections. Our parents gave us a legacy of doing life and food well! We have lived it over and over again with our children and now our many precious grand children. We are simply inviting you to come do life with us . . . and share your table . . . simply.

For years I have believed and taught on the reality that people hunger to live a more connected life with their families, and their friends . . . for life to be simple again. The yearning to share ourselves with others is part of our nature as life giving women, something easily lost in the busyness of our culture. We’re so busy caring for our jobs and our families that we just can’t summon the time or energy to think about much else. Especially hospitality and cooking!

What many of us need is to simply be set free. I believe for some it will take a miracle —the miracle of a changed perspective. And that’s what we offer to those who are hungry to lead more beautiful lives and to share those lives with others . . . but also to those who feel inadequate, unprepared, or just too busy to do so. Together we invite you to rethink what it means to begin living simply in everything you do; faith, food, family, friendships and healthy living.

START SIMPLY, but SIMPLY START!!!!! This is our most important message. We are not just about information, but transformation. Keep it simple, keep it real! Remember friends hospitality is giving someone a message about their value it is not about impressing people but rather giving them comfort and care. What a relief!

Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea and read though these amazing recipes. I think you will find as we have the best way to start is to simply start. To just begin. And enjoy those you love alone the way with a piece of Maltby Cake in hand!

Start Simply Cooking is now available for only $15.00

A perfect gift for the Foodie in your life!

ORDER HERE :  http://tammymaltby.com/start-simply-cooking/

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Because so many of you asked for it I COULDN’T BE MORE THRILLED to let you know our new cookbook is now available!

Start Simply Cooking

Start Simply Cooking: Eighty of our best loved recipes to get you started!

Start Simply

Ck out a few of these recipes friends!

Pesto Rosemary Roasted Tomatoes

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Stuffed Flank Steak with Sundried Tomatoes and Spinach20140122_3823

 

Creamy Chicken Black Bean Enchiladas
20131205_2903

 

Simply Start “Homemade” Cinnamon Rolls
20131205_3035 (1)

Bacon Avocado Toasts

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Colorful Tomato Cheese Platter with Peach Basil Vinaigrette

1058074_10151556879067362_1715580513_oSummer Cabbage Salad with Blueberries and Pecan20130625_6214

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Chunky Artichoke Green Chili Garlic Bread (with the help of Costco)!

Art bread

Strawberry Pecan and Avocado Salad in Bread Basket
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The Maltby Cake (of course!)1 The Maltby Cake

Mango Butter Cream CakeMANGO BUTTERCREAM CAKE

And one of the most beautiful and delicious cakes EVER The Rose Cake

The Rose Cake

Dare I say more!? Yes more lots more amazing easy delicious recipes for you to get started.

Dear friends we are so glad you have joined the Start Simply Movement! Cathy and I feel strongly the table is a great place to connect with people on a deep level. In everything we do we often talk more about the “why” than we do the “how”. Why we cook, why we feel faith is important, why friendships are essential in our lives, and why we should embrace a healthy life style. Both Cathy and I were blessed to grow up with the power of connection through food. We have many memories of wonderful shared meals and beautiful connections. Our parents gave us a legacy of doing life and food well! We have lived it over and over again with our children and now our many precious grand children. We are simply inviting you to come do life with us . . . and share your table . . . simply.

For years I have believed and taught on the reality that people hunger to live a more connected life with their families, and their friends . . . for life to be simple again. The yearning to share ourselves with others is part of our nature as life giving women, something easily lost in the busyness of our culture. We’re so busy caring for our jobs and our families that we just can’t summon the time or energy to think about much else. Especially hospitality and cooking!

What many of us need is to simply be set free. I believe for some it will take a miracle —the miracle of a changed perspective. And that’s what we offer to those who are hungry to lead more beautiful lives and to share those lives with others . . . but also to those who feel inadequate, unprepared, or just too busy to do so. Together we invite you to rethink what it means to begin living simply in everything you do; faith, food, family, friendships and healthy living.

START SIMPLY, but SIMPLY START!!!!! This is our most important message. We are not just about information, but transformation. Keep it simple, keep it real! Remember friends hospitality is giving someone a message about their value it is not about impressing people but rather giving them comfort and care. What a relief!

Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea and read though these amazing recipes. I think you will find as we have the best way to start is to simply start. To just begin. And enjoy those you love alone the way with a piece of Maltby Cake in hand!

Start Simply Cooking is now available for only $15.00

A perfect gift for the Foodie in your life!

ORDER HERE :  http://tammymaltby.com/start-simply-cooking/

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Spinach Stuffed Flank Steak with Roasted Red Pepper and How to Make Easy Gravy

This is such a beautiful and delicious dish.

I bring it out for all the men in my life. Husband, son, son in loves and grandsons! They are a beef loving crowd.

But this recipe is so special and beautiful it is the perfect thing to make for a romantic meal or dinner guests.

Best part? 

You can make it a day ahead of time and wrap tightly and refrigerate.  Take it out an hour before you are to cook it

proceed with directions below.

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Look at all those delicious colors!

 

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Cut your steak almost open to look like a book.

 

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Red roasted peppers and spinach! YUM!

 

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And of course some creamy horseradish!

 

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Cathy and me teaching one of Start Simply Cooking Classes~ Find out more about our classes HERE We have room for a couple more this Wednesday night! Feb 26th 6pm at Cathy’s home.

 

 

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Now we roll it back up and tie with string or ask your butcher for elastic bands to hold your meat together. I do it all the time…and they give it to you FREE~

 

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AND to make the best gravy ever?

 

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Spinach Stuffed Flank Steak with Roasted Red Pepper

 

One package of frozen spinach chopped and drained

 

1 jar 7oz roasted red pepper chopped

 

1 egg

 

1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

 

1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese

 

3 cloves of garlic

 

3 large tablespoons of horseradish( I used wasabi horseradish from Target. It was amazingly good!)

 

½ tea of sea salt

 

½ tea fresh ground pepper

 

2 lbs of flank steak

 

2 cans beef broth

 

8 oz chopped mushrooms (for gravy)

 

Combine first 8 ingredients in a food processor or just mix in bowl.

 

Cut steak in half like a book…add salt and pepper to the steak…place in zip lock bag and pound to tenderize.

 

Open up…(like reading a book) and spread the horseradish sauce on each interior side. Add mixture. Roll up and secure with tooth picks.

 

Bake 90 minutes in a covered roaster at 350 degrees. Add about one cup beef broth.

 

Reduce heat and add one more can of beef broth and cook for another 90 minutes at 300.

 

Let meat rest for 15 minutes covered tightly in foil. Make gravy from broth. I added fresh sautéed mushrooms to the gravy.

 

Slice and serve with the gravy poured over the meat.

 

Warm as needed.

 

How to Make EASY Gravy

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  • I add fresh sauteed mushrooms to mine!

 

  • 1 Remove the roast from the pan. Place pan on stove on medium high heat. Pour off all but 2 Tbsp of the drippings in the pan.

2 Dissolve 2 Tbsp of corn starch in the minimum amount of water needed to make a thin paste – about 1/4 cup. Pour into pan with drippings and use a wire whisk or spatula (as pictured) to blend into the drippings

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3 Stir with a wire whisk until the gravy begins to thicken. As it thickens, slowly add water, stock,  or low fat milk or some combination to the pan. Alternate stirring and adding liquid, maintaining the consistency you want, for several minutes (about 5). You will probably add about 2 cups of liquid all together. Taking into consideration the evaporation that is occurring while you are cooking, you will end up with about 2 cups of gravy. Season with salt and pepper. Lots of  pepper if you ask me!

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HEALTHY YOU HEALTHY ME!

Most of you know I am working hard to bring great health and nutrition  into my daily life AND INTO YOUR TOO!  One of the ways I have done this is with this super nutrient Fucoidan which is found in brown seed weed (I know not so much…but  it doesn’t taste like it!) It is fruity and delicious. I drink two shots in the morning and two at night. The results have been amazing. I have more energy than I have had in YEARS and sleeping so much better. It is actually an anti inflammatory.  People are experiencing all kinds of relief from this super nutrient.  Take a look at what what Limu Moui is!!

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Limu Moui contains over 77 ‘known’ nutrients such as:

  • Fucoidan
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  • Seventeen amino acids (including glycoproteins)
  • A wide range of essential and nonessential fatty acids
  • A broad spectrum of essential minerals and vitamins
  • A variety of polyphenols (powerful antioxidant plant compounds that protect the body from dangerous free radicals)

Glyconutrients are vital for optimal immune function. Studies have found that people with unbalanced levels of the eight essential glyconutrients are more likely to have diseases such as anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, respiratory infections and even cancer.

Limu TestimonialsPolyphenols found in limu moui act as superb cell protectors that help prevent:

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Fucans & Fucoidan: Complex polysaccharides with cancer-protective and immune-stimulant properties, which also raise HGF (hepatic growth factor) for better overall health.

Organic Iodine: supports normal metabolism and optimal thyroid function

Alginate: natural detoxifier

Laminarin: anti-clotting and anticancer compound (Research studies have confirmed the ability of Fucoidan to discourage blood clot formation. Nov 2000 issue of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery state “Fucoidan is a more potent antiproliferative polysulphated polysaccharide than Heparin.”

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  • Retain their integrity even when in a liquid suspension
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  • Help transport and utilize other nutrients such as vitamins
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The combination of these nutrients has been shown to increase blood flow, decrease inflammation, and build the immune system.

This would all lead to show that it has a direct effect on regulating the bodies cortisol levels.

This has made the nutrients in Limu and specifically Fucoidan to have proven health results in a wide variety of diseases and sickness.

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Saccharides-Glyconutrients (Essential Sugars)

Alginic Acid
Fucoidan
Galactose
L-Fuctose
Mannose
Sulfate
Uronic Acid

Amino Acids

Alanine
Arginine
Asparagine
Aspartic Acid
Cysteine
Glutamic Acid
Glycine
Histidine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methoinine
Phenylalanine
Proline
Serine
Threonine
Tryptophan
Tyrosine
Valine

Vitamins

A
B1 (Thiamin)
B2 (Riboflavin)
B3 (Niacin)
B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
B6
B12*
Beta carotene
C
D
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Sterols
24-Methoylene-Cholesterol
Fuco-sterol

Minerals

Boron
Calcium
Chlorides
Chromium
Copper
Iodine
Iron
Magnesium
Phosphorus
Potassium
Selenium
Sodium
Zinc.

One of the most exciting of these is Fucoidan which as over 1100 independent studies on Pubmed.gov alone.

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do what you are afraid to do

I have a friend who, after a lifetime of unsuccessfully fighting her weight, managed to lose fifty pounds. When I asked her how she did it, she told me, “I finally figured that I knew what to do. I’ve tried nearly every diet on the planet. I knew what foods are problematic for me. I knew I need smaller portions. I knew I need to exercise every day. I didn’t need to be educated. I just needed to do what I knew to do.”

That’s something I think we need to remember when it comes to those blind times in our lives, those times when we just can’t sense God’s presence or direction. We may be waiting to see God, to get more instructions, to be inspired, when what we really need to do is start walking and do what God wants us to do.

And what God wants is no secret. We’ve got a whole book of instructions. We have the witness of thousands of years of believers and the testimonies of others in His Body reminding us to:

•     love God with all our hearts and minds and souls and strength (Mark 12:30).

  • love our neighbor as ourselves (Mark 12:31).
  • confess our sins, repent, and accept God’s forgiveness (1 John 1:9). In my experience, this alone is often enough to give me clearer vision and make it easier for me to see God.
  • forgive as we have been forgiven (Matt. 6:12–14).
  • feed the hungry, clothe the naked, heal the sick, care for orphans and widows, visit prisoners (Matt. 25:31–46).
  • love, support, and encourage our brothers and sisters in the body of Christ (John 13:34–35; Heb. 10: 24–25).
  • trust in God and not lean on our own understanding (Prov. 3:5).

We’ve got our marching orders. So maybe it’s not inappropriate to ask: What are we waiting for? We don’t need to have an epiphany to tell us to do those things. We don’t need a life-changing vision. We just need to … obey. And interestingly enough, the very act of obedience often helps us see God better. . . .

I love the way the Oswald Chambers explains this: “All God’s revelations are sealed until they are opened to us by obedience…. God will never reveal more truth about Himself until you have obeyed what you know already.”*

do what you need to do

Sometimes, in fact, I suspect God goes into hiding to nudge us into actually using what He’s already given us. He lets us go it alone (or we feel like we’re alone) to help us develop confidence and experience in living His way.

I’ve done that as a parent. When my children were little, I would sometimes let them be outside by themselves or walk to a friend’s house without supervision while I’d secretly keep an eye on them. They needed that experience of making their way in the world. They needed to learn to function without my constant direction. So I stayed close, but I tried to stay out of their sight, for a little while at least.

I really believe that God does this with us as well. He gives us the freedom to do things on our own because He wants us to grow. It’s like He’s saying, You’ve got a map (the Bible). You’ve got GPS (the Holy Spirit). You’ve got your cell phone (prayer) and your instructions (see above). You’ve got My promise that I’ll be there if you need Me. So what’s stopping you?

And here’s one other wrinkle. In my experience, at least, God often doesn’t show Himself until I start moving on the path to obedience. It’s the very act of doing what I’ve been told to do that both strengthens my faith and opens my eyes to see more of what God is doing.

I’ve said it many times, and I believe it with all my heart: You never know what’s on the other side of your obedience. With every step, you may well see more of God. . . .

But what if you take a step, or many steps, and nothing seems to change? What if you take step after step, doing what you know to do, and you still feel like you’re walking blind?

If that’s the case, you might consider something radical. Maybe you don’t see because you don’t need to see.

God is your Father. He knows what you need more than you know it. And that means He knows what you don’t need. You may be stronger than you think. Your faith may be more robust, your trust more solid than you realized. You may have the precious ability to walk in faith, not sight.

But you’ll never know that, either, until you take a step.

*Oswald Chambers, “Whereby Shall I Know,” My Utmost for His Highest, October 10, http://www.oswaldchambers.co.uk/Readings.php?day=10&month=10.

The God Who Sees You

Adapted from The God Who Sees You by Tammy Maltby (with Anne Christian Buchanan). Copyright 2012 David C. Cook. Used with permission. Permission required to reproduce. All rights reserved.

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Roasted Fennel with Parmesan Almond & Dill and Pesto Rosemary Roasted Tomato

February 19, 2014

We are having the best time in our Start Simply Cooking Classes. If you are in the Colorado Springs area we would sure love to see you Feb 26th Wednesday night at Cathy Gries home 6pm. What an amazing line up we have! You can sign up here in our ABOUT section. Start Simply Cooking Here […]

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Chunky Artichoke and Jalapeno Garlic Bread

February 11, 2014

Chunky Artichoke and Jalapeno Garlic Bread If you know anything about me you know I claim to cheat proudly. Here is a fantastic easy recipe where half  the recipe is done before you start! If you want to make a meal out of this you could chop up some ready to go rotisserie chicken. Seriously divine. […]

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A Warm and Inviting Word

February 10, 2014

Hospitality! It’s a warm word. An inviting word. A beautiful word. More important, hospitality is a word that speaks to the heart of the our faith and calling. The bible shares that we are to “practice hospitality” (Romans 12:13)—to our brothers and sisters in Christ, to our friends and families, but especially to strangers and those […]

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The Real You

February 10, 2014

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We are not who we think we are…   My Facebook friend Mary Jo Weatherly Montagna once posted a remarkable thing as her status: “We are not who we think we are,” she wrote. “There is a glory to our lives that our enemy fears, and he is hell-bent in destroying that glory before we […]

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Why We Long for God to See Us

February 4, 2014

Thanks today for the Blog Guest Post on Pearl Girls! Why We Long for God to See Us FEBRUARY 4, 2014 BY PEARL GIRLS LEAVE A COMMENT   Not long ago, I accompanied a friend to the hospital for surgery. After she was wheeled away, I began talking with one of the nurses. Somehow the conversation came around […]

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