The Spoon

Mind the Chickens

"Jesus replied, 'A person who has bathed all over does not need to wash, except for the feet, to be entirely clean.'" (John 13:10 NLT) Sometimes, chickens leave behind more than eggs and meat. My maternal grandmother-a residence of Vance for many years-had a dozen or...

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The Burning

While I was using a bar of my homemade goat soap, I was once again amazed at how such a lovely, gentle cleansing agent comes forth due to using the caustic substance, lye, to produce it.To make the soap I add a considerable amount of lye crystals to slushy goat's...

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White Caps

Create in me a clean heart, O GodThe wind was blowing with a blustery intensity and the white caps formed their frothy displays as the ocean waves rolled onto the shore. There were several rows of whitecaps - each breaking at different times, giving the waves a...

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