Photo-Friday: a half-dozen images that will make you smile

- Mr. t. looking out over the water in Manama, Bahrain Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.James 1:17 Photo Friday this week offers a unique view of the past few days. More interesting than artistic, it is still a collection …

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A Foodie Post and my New Format

- writer Derek Maul January is always a good time to try on new ideas - or at least tweak what's already there. So I am doing a little experimentation with format that should do a better job - visually - of interfacing with my content. Everything I write still comes out of my core …

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great foodie moments – let’s talk pasta!

Simple, Beautiful, Authentically Italian: I may have only been gone three days, but I missed our kitchen! I missed the way it anchors our life together as a family. And I missed the food; the preparation, the process, the cooking, and then serving it to Rebekah. We're doing fairly well with the "52-weeks, 52 new recipes" …

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theology, God-thought, baked ziti, and discipleship

He escorts me to the banquet hall;     it’s obvious how much he loves me. - Solomon 2:4 The path to discipleship - or the path of discipleship - has much less to do with a conversion, or a born-again experience than it does with the tens, scores, hundreds, and thousands of small, repetitive, life-shaping decisions …

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Family + Church + Snow + Food = a fabulous February

"God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end." - Ecclesiastes 3:11 February has been an interesting month here in Wake Forest; 28 days definitely worthy of a pictorial review. It's …

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the relationship between celebration and the generous heart (foodie post)

Then God said, “Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food. And I have given every green plant as food for all the wild animals, the birds in the sky, and the small animals that scurry along the ground—everything that has life.” And that …

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building community with good food #foodiefriday

When Jesus came by, he looked up at Zacchaeus and called him by name. “Zacchaeus!” he said. “Quick, come down! I must be a guest in your home today.” - Luke 19:1-10 This week, the fine tradition of "Foodie-Friday" at Maul-Hall continued with a significant leap forward. I upped the ante and tried out the …

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food, travel, and faith

  As they sat down to eat, Jesus took the bread and blessed it. Then he broke it and gave it to them. Suddenly, their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. - Luke 24:30-31 I have three brief items in today's post; Islam, veal rolls, and the road to Emmaus. Enjoy - DEREK: ISLAM …

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