March 2012

Grace Upon Grace::The Mystery of Prayer

by Edie Wadsworth on March 29, 2012

This is week 5 of a Lenten book study of Grace upon Grace  by Dr. John Kleinig.  For reasons not all that clear to me, I’m a week behind.   I don’t know if it’s the fact that we’ve had so many perfect spring days that I can’t bring myself to do anything but enjoy it […]

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Taco Casserole aka Mexican Hotdish

by Edie Wadsworth on March 26, 2012

taco casserole

You can thank Stevie for this taco casserole recipe because here’s exactly what he said at dinner. Stevie:  ”Is there a recipe for this?” Me: “No, I improvised because I’m so desperate to go to the store and had to use what I had on hand.” Stevie: “I want you to go write it down […]

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Take Me Away

by Edie Wadsworth on March 25, 2012

Sometimes the gratitude hovers like fire.

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Spring Chicken

by Edie Wadsworth on March 22, 2012

What do you do when you’re no longer a spring chicken and you know it? You drive like mad to the nearest seller of spring chickens and you buy 6 of them in the name ‘home education’. Your children crown you mother of the year.  Again. And then you start a Pinterest board called chicken […]

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Our Grace Gift

by Edie Wadsworth on March 21, 2012

You have grown up so fast and I wish I could turn back time.  I’ve wanted you to show more initiative in your schoolwork and I’ve encouraged you to be a strong  leader  among your friends.  I’ve asked so much of you and you have risen to every occasion.  You are such a natural leader […]

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How Foodies Travel

by Edie Wadsworth on March 19, 2012

I just bought this poster here on Etsy! If you’ve never traveled with a foodie then I cordially invite you to my next vacation.  It’s the only way to go.  The whole trip is planned around the food and restaurants.   It’s just that simple.  Stevie and I have been traveling this way since we […]

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my favorite irishman

by Edie Wadsworth on March 17, 2012

He was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1898 and his words have changed my life forever. That makes him my favorite Irishman and my absolute favorite writer. Happy St. Patrick’s Day in honor of ‘Jack’! My top five favorite Lewis books? 1. The Problem of Pain 2.The Great Divorce 3. Mere Christianity 4. Till We […]

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Why I’m Not Fan of Disneyland

by Edie Wadsworth on March 16, 2012

At the risk of being thrown out of America, I’m gonna go ahead and say it—-I hate giant theme parks. I’m a little scared to say it out loud because people are crazed for them.  How do I know this?  Because I went to Disneyland yesterday and I’m fairly certain that half of California was […]

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orange blossoms

In this modern era of the revival of new age practices, many christians are frightened by meditation.  We wonder how to meditate in a way that is orthodox and God-pleasing.   Dr. Kleinig is the perfect teacher on this subject.  I loved this chapter with all it’s Christ-focused and practical advice.   But since I’ve […]

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The Pearl Event II :: The Double Strand

by Edie Wadsworth on March 12, 2012

My heart is so full.  It was a beautiful weekend full of God’s grace and love. I went to the event with so much expectation (and anxiousness) about meeting my wonderful friends in person and hoping to share Christ’s love. It didn’t take me long to figure out that He had brought me there to […]

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life{in}grace girls

by Edie Wadsworth on March 10, 2012

I’m am so giddy this morning to introduce you to my new sister site!  You’ll have to go over there to find out all about it. I’m in Nashville at The Pearl Event and work up at 3:30 asking myself why in the world I agreed to do this.  I’M A NERVOUS NELLIE!   But […]

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Grace Upon Grace::The Mystery of Christ

by Edie Wadsworth on March 7, 2012

Welcome to week 2 of our Lenten devotional book study of John Kleinig’s Grace Upon Grace: Spirituality for Today Week one is here if you’re just joining us.  Our Hidden Life Jesus maintains that the true goal of our spirituality is for us to be seen by God, open to His searching and yet gracious […]

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{homemade} vinaigrette recipes

by Edie Wadsworth on March 5, 2012

vinaigrette recipes

I haven’t bought store bought dressing in ten years and when I do have occasion to eat it, I’m always disappointed. Well, that’s a bit of a lie. I do from time to time buy ranch dressing so my girls will make nice will their carrots. But dressings that we eat on salads? Only homeade, […]

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You Make Beautiful Things

by Edie Wadsworth on March 4, 2012

I had the privilege of hearing my two oldest sing yesterday at the Ridgecrest Youth Conference. After living through a horrific tragedy and watching  God make beautiful things from dust, this song is my grateful anthem. You think you’re raising your kids but they’re really raising you. (Thank you to my mother-in-law for that very […]

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Alabama Road Trip

by Edie Wadsworth on March 2, 2012

This post has been in my drafts for 2 weeks but I thought you might enjoy my friend Susan’s house pics, late or not. It was a rough week for our family.  One of my very favorite uncles in the whole world passed away and my other favorite uncle is being treated for lung cancer. […]

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