All Saints: A Recipe for Remembering

In Mexico and much of Latin American, Halloween is a relatively new holiday for children. Much like here, kids don costumes and go door to door asking for treats, “Queremos Halloween!” (We want Halloween). But while fun, it is hugely over-shadowed by the events of the following day, Dia de los Muertos. You see, Day…

Recipe: Darling Dumplings (Vegan and GF)

For the filling: Shred cabbage, carrot and celeriac (though I think any roots would work). Sautee onion, garlic and ginger in sesame oil, add the veggies and cook down. Then crumble in sprouted organic tofu (optional). Season with a bit of tamari and just a scant drizzle of maple. Once that is cooked, set it…

The Kingdom Already in our Midst: A Recipe for Gratitude

 (Luke 17:11-19) In the Bible “Lepers” come up a lot. Even before I knew anything about Christianity, I associated Lepers with the Bible. The closest I had ever gotten to leprosy, as far as I knew, was when a born-again friend in high school invited me to her church’s “passion play.” The refurbished warehouse church…

Charles’ Story: A Recipe for Connection

(Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Isaiah 58) Dick, the handsome young gentleman here in the front row, he told me that I have the worst job in the world. He said that you couldn’t pay him enough money to do what I do. And its kind of a funny thing for HIM to say, since he’s this…