1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg ½ tsp cloves 2 tbsp instant coffee ½ cup salted butter, browned To the browned butter you will add: 2 tbsp 1 tbsp Torani Pumpkin Pie syrup 1 tbsp Cinnamon Whiskey (optional) 2 tsp instant coffee 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cupContinue reading “PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE COOKIES”

The Gift of Knowing You: Friendship

The Apostle Paul says in Philippians 1:3:Whenever you cross my mind, I thank my God for you and for the gift of knowing you. (The Voice) My sophomore year of high school we moved to Virginia. I knew that in order to make friends and enjoy my high school days, I needed to overcome myContinue reading “The Gift of Knowing You: Friendship”

Throwback Thursday: The Clock Maker (a start to a short story circa 2020)

The clock he had built himself chimed above his head alerting Henry and his cat of a new hour. Alfie mewed at the sound then curled himself back into a contorted ball. Henry didn’t hear the Westminster chime at all. In fact, it had been hours since he had heard anything including the television heContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Clock Maker (a start to a short story circa 2020)”

A Lesson in Perseverance

Is it wisdom that allows you to realize you are in the middle of learning and growing in a certain area?  If so, God has granted me this gift. And, yes, I would call learning about perseverance being a gift.  Although I didn’t realize this right away, it certainly became clear as I sat inContinue reading “A Lesson in Perseverance”