Golden Grimes

As seasons changed from summer to fall this year my life also was making transitions. I became an ordained minister, emptied my house in Florida and traveled back to Illinois where life on this planet began for me. There is at least one good reason for this excursion, my mother needs help in her later … Continue reading Golden Grimes

Compassionate Forgiveness

Compassionate forgiveness is different from “ordinary” forgiveness which is loaded with challenges. At least, that is what  I am learning. This new lesson in my life is being launched on old, once very painful turf. Additionally, there seems to be direct correlations between this and spiritual freedom, which is still somewhat mysterious to me at … Continue reading Compassionate Forgiveness

Cauliflower Cuisine

By now everyone knows, cauliflower is a member of the broccoli family or cruciferous vegetables. Interesting sidebar, the first part of that word in Latin means “cross” likely due to their crosswise structures. (Lest we forget, there are many benefits to “the cross.”)Health benefits abound, too! Dr. Axe  has much to say on that subject so … Continue reading Cauliflower Cuisine

Ninety Percent Veggies

It is important to “practice what you preach.” So, this picture captures lunch with one of my dearest friends and our similar desire to “fuel” well.  In my opinion, ideal plates are any combination of mainly organic vegetables. Much smaller percentages, 10-20 ish may be occupied by “clean, lean animal protein” or with pseudo grains … Continue reading Ninety Percent Veggies


Fellow believers in Christ, what do you think of when you read Revelation 1:5b “… To Him who ever loves us and has once {for all} loosed and freed us from our sins by His own blood.”? Is it anything like this? Freed from sin…meaning, sin’s evil, oppressive ruler…Is there any entanglement that needs still … Continue reading Freed?!

Dieters Dilima

Dieting trends, fads and “fuss” have been an ongoing tug of war.  Have you noticed that foods or diets are nearly as faddish as women’s fashion? I happen to like them both and do not mind sorting through piles in either case! That is not so, with many who have asked me for help with … Continue reading Dieters Dilima