Tuesday, October 19, 2010


It seems pumpkin muffins are going to have to be a regular visiting relative on the Pie Shop menu. I made a batch to take down to my brother a few weekends ago, and as typical baking Laura may have it, i made too many. So my friends and college bible study got the leftovers. Since then I have had over 6 different people request them.

  As I give them there baggie of cute mini goodness, they thank me and stuff 3 in their mouth simultaneously. But what they don't know, is that I enjoy it way too much and it is more selfish than it comes across.

Oh well. Do what you enjoy and share it with the world.

Thursday, October 7, 2010


I am obsessed with this TV show that is about the life of King Henry VIII, and I have watched so much of it lately I even read my bible with a British Accent. It is pretty terrible and most likely a sign I showed take a few steps back.

However, as I was lying in my bed the other night, consumed in my down comforter and enjoying this new found weather, I was being taken into the world on 1534.  After being given a divorce from the King and of all the life that she has known, Queen Catherine was asked if she was happy (by the oh so attractive Charles Brandon I might add). Her response was something that sparked thought and provoked a timeless image.

"If I had to decide between forever happy or forever sad, I would pick forever sad. For when we are happy we have no obvious need for God. But when we are sad, He is all we cling to." 

Obviously with her eloquent speech it came across much more profound. Yet, even still in my southern twang, it reminds me that even in the mountain tops we must continually seek Him. Even in the deserted valleys we must continually draw near.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Me, Myself and I

I am a selfish human being.
There is no if, ands or buts about it.
I pray daily that I am moved out of the way, yet I continually see myself in the reflection.

Contentment contains the peace that comes in all things, while complacency is what makes you dull and void.

Push through. Immerse your life in Truth.