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Favorite Holiday Recipes

Best Life’s Favorite Holiday Recipes

Best Life’s Favorite Holiday Recipes

Looking for some fun holiday recipes?  Here’s our faves!                           Peppermint Shortbread Cookies 2 cups butter softened 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 cups all purpose flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar til fluffy (about 4 minutes).  […]

The Christmas Storm

The Christmas Storm

Many years ago on Christmas Eve, a winter storm dumped several inches of snow around our home. By midday, the north winds picked up and the temperature dropped to below zero. Our house quickly cooled. After some investigation, it was discovered that the fuel tank had gone dry. We were without heat. The oil company […]

Hustle & Bustle

Hustle & Bustle

Making a list and checking it twice isn’t just for Santa. The hustle and bustle of this season requires lists, deep breathes, the occasional “no,” and sleep for me to stay on top of the holiday madness. The added stress during this time of the year can mess up emotions, sleep, prayer life and waistline […]

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Thanksgiving Attitudes

Thanksgiving Attitudes

Thanksgiving is a day for friends and family.  We invite people to our homes, cook up huge amounts of food and look at the past year to recite our many blessings that God has bestowed upon us. As a little child, growing up in southwest Iowa, we invited my extended family and everyone would pour […]

Dealing With Frustration

Dealing With Frustration

Over the past few weeks I asked God a question I’ve asked Him before.  I asked, “Do you ever feel sad that you created us?”  I wonder what He would say if He was walking next to us like He did with Adam and Eve. The election made some people angry, brought out the worst […]

3 Things That Irritated Christ

3 Things That Irritated Christ

                          So often in life we have things that bug us.  Things that make us irritable and mad.   Things that make us wonder why people act the way they do. When those moments in time come around, I try to look at Christ’s […]

Fall Pumpkin Pie Crumble Cake

Fall Pumpkin Pie Crumble Cake

1 boxed yellow cake mix (Betty Crocker) 1 stick butter, softened 4 large eggs 2 15-oz cans pumpkin ½ cup half & half 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 2 teaspoons cinnamon 4 tablespoons butter, chilled 1 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees Grease and flour a 13×9 baking dish. Crust Empty cake mix […]

A Month to Be Thankful ~ Calendar from Best Life Ministries

A Month to Be Thankful ~ Calendar from Best Life Ministries

Click Here for Best Life Ministries’ Thankful Calendar november-2016-calendar

A Month to Be Thankful

A Month to Be Thankful

Memorize a Thankful Verse-a-Week The Month of November ☐ Monday, October 31 – Psalm 69:30 (NAS) “I will praise the name of God with song, and shall magnify Him with thanksgiving.” ☐ Monday, November 7 – Colossians 3:15 (NAS) “And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; […]

The Sustainer Versus Stress

The Sustainer Versus Stress

This is a rough time of year for me. Harvest. As a farmer’s wife, I’m learning to think more favorably about the harvest. It is the fruition of all my husband’s hard work throughout the year. He eagerly looks forward to it every year. Me, I dread it every year. Like I said, I’m learning to like […]