Thou Shalt Rest - To All You Princesses

Thou Shalt Rest

I’ve not been the best at writing to you girls. I’m sorry about that. We’ve been in the process of moving and traveling and it’s been a crazy couple of months. It’s all good things, just very tiring. Lately, because of all the shifts in our life, I’ve had to revisit my values. I’ve been…

Oak Tree In Full Leaf In Summer Standing Alone

When I Learned to Have Joy in My Suffering

The seed contains the blessings of life. It is so small, so frail, yet it produces vegetables, fruit, trees, flowers – all wonderful nutrition from which we thrive. However, does the seed know this when we plant it in the ground? Does it understand how strong and beautiful it will be after its season under…

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Living in Grace

Hi again, Princesses! My name is April, and I’m a good friend of Katya’s. (Remember me from the Examining Love series?) I’m so excited that Katya asked me to write to you girls again; having a little voice in your lives is an honor I don’t take lightly at all. When I found out that…

Classic Yellow Peeps

Easter, Peeps & Lifehouse’s Everything Skit

With Easter coming up, I am sure most of you have already begun seeing the little plush bunnies sold in the check-in line at the store, the plastic eggs filled with Jelly Beans, huge cellophane-covered Easter baskets and of course, the classic yellow Peeps. But today I would like to remind you of what Easter…

Finished Quinoa and Baked Veggie Dish

Quinoa and Baked Veggies

This is one of my favorite dishes. It’s vegan (no meat, eggs, dairy) and gluten-free. It has a lot of flavor and it’s a great dish for the holiday season. It takes a little time to make, but wow, it is so worth it. Let’s get started! Serves 8-12 Ingredients: (almost all these ingredients are…