Happy Birthday Mr. Carroll!


“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” -Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Storied author and poet Lewis Carroll would have been 183 today. Happy Birthday Mr. Carroll!

coconut oil popcorn


Looking for a healthy, satisfying snack? Try coconut oil popcorn!

Here’s how: heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a large pot. When oil is hot,  add ½ cup of organic popping corn, cover, and gently shake over burner until the corn stops popping for 5 seconds. Take pot off of the heat and lift lid, being careful of the hot steam and random kernels that might still be popping. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of  coconut oil to the popcorn, sprinkle with Celtic sea salt,  and toss till coated.



Welcome To The Table


And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
– Luke 22:19, ESV

Text: Luke 22:14-20, Revelation 3:20

I am taking the following directly from day 13 of the She Reads Truth study, because it is perfectly put…

” Hospitality is not just about the table. It’s about the people. It’s about the Gospel.
We’ve said that Jesus is the Ultimate Inviter. And what He invites us to is not just a gathering, not just a meal, but a whole new life.
The Gospel is life-giving. Hospitality is actively seeking to share that life with others. It is taking the gift of new life we have in Christ and giving it away with both careful intention and unabashed enthusiasm.
As followers of Jesus, it is our privilege, our responsibility, our JOY to invite people to the Gospel.
Jesus welcomes us to His table for a life of holy communion with Him. He joyfully anticipates us and unreservedly welcomes us. In turn, we welcome others—all others!—to more than just the dining room table. We welcome them to the table of our Savior.
This is the Table that changes lives.
As we take all we’ve learned about hospitality in God’s Word and apply it to our hearts and lives, may we remember the Why of our invitation. May we remember Who is truly extending the invitation to those around us. Let’s not just invite people to the table. Let’s invite them to Jesus.”