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Mary Beth
Texas
I'm a glass-half-full kind of girl in a cynical world.
Interests: music, knitting, reading, writing, silence, the episcopal church usa, international education, cultural awareness, parking lot striping, centering prayer, peace and justice, women's ministry
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Hot Cross Buns This Lent and Holy Week have been different from the others, I'm not sure why. Perhaps because I'm exploring life and faith in different ways through EFM and Enneagram work this year. Perhaps because I am having... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Terrapin Station
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...and it gave me a new view. The other day, after making a Kiva loan via Facebook, I somehow got to a page that showed all my FB friends who had also made Kiva loans, and the countries where they'd... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Stations with a social justice theme http://kirkepiscatoid.blogspot.com/2010/03/kirksepiscatoids-stations-of-cross.html http://rachaelkeefe.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/contemporary-stations-of-the-cross/ Stations of the Cross read by children: Diocese of Texas http://www.epicenter.org/sermon/kids-narrate-stations-of-the-cross/ Stations of the cross from Annunciation, Lewisville http://annunciationlewisville.org/page52.html Stations of the cross on Mt. Kriezevac in Medjugorje (through the eyes of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Terrapin Station
My friend Anne says at RevGals: It’s been a week of ups and downs at our house. On Tuesday I received word of the birth of my goddaughter’s second daughter, a blessing to that family, and the hope of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Terrapin Station
The name of the class is a bit deceptive: Education for Ministry makes it sound like we are heading toward ordination. That is NOT the purpose of EFM. EFM is a program offered through the divinity school at the University... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Terrapin Station
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as posted by Deb at RevGals 1. Your favorite spring flower. (Is it blooming yet? If so, share the joy by posting a picture of that loveliness with those of us still waiting!) Japanese quince is our first flower, my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Karla says at RevGals: Happy Friday to you! I don't have a theme this week, but just a variety of questions for your writing pleasure... 1) How are you? What's taking up your mind-heart space these days? I am in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Terrapin Station
A very simple prompt for your prayers today: pray the news. Local or international, front page or editorial page: pray through and for and about the news, knowing that "not one sparrow is forgotten in God's sight; even the hairs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Amy, it's well worth doing. And what a great sense of accomplishment!
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2014 on Whole 30, Day 30 at Terrapin Station
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Well, Old Army, I made it! This is the last day of my Whole 30. It's odd, because it's Ash Wednesday, and tomorrow I'll be coming off of a fairly radical food plan. I didn't plan it this way...it just... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Cross posted at RevGalBlogPals Welcome Morning There is joy in all: in the hair I brush each morning, in the Cannon towel, newly washed, that I rub my body with each morning, in the chapel of eggs I cook each... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Yes, I'm still at it, though I haven't kept up the daily posts. My travel to DC messed with that, and I came home to an almost entirely lost weekend. Despite that, I have been mostly adhering to the plan... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1, 2 fried eggs and spinach, almonds Meal 2, w chicken breasts and broccoli Meal 3, swordfish and spinach Not bad for a travel day. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 1 fried egg (dropped the other one!!!), butternut squash puree Meal 2: small steak, roast cabbage & onions. 1/2 avocado Meal 3: Salmon cakes, olive oil mayo, roast cauliflower Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 3 scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado, cherry tomatoes (gluten-free wafer at communion) Meal 2: big salad, pork stir fry Meal 3: Paleo pizza stuffed peppers Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 3 scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado, roasted veggies Meal 2: Big Salad, 1/2 avocado Meal 3: Pork stirfry and salad Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 2 scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado, roasted broccoli, broccoflower, and carrots Meal 2: Cauliflower rice, 1/2 avocado, baked sweet potato Meal 3: Stir fry pork and veggies I woke up today, for the first time since the first day... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Karla says at RevGals: Hello Gals and Pals, Happy Valentine's Day! I know that some (a lot) of you are digging out from snow and ice and lack of electricity. We feel for you, and love you! Some of you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado, cherry tomatoes Meal 2: Steak salad @ Greenhouse. Vinegar for dressing Meal 3: Scrambled eggs with mushrooms, roasted carrots & broccoli Days 10-11: The Hardest Days. Don't know about food cravings so much but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 2 scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado Meal 2: Scrambled eggs, 1/2 avocado Meal 3: Handful of almonds, baked sweet potato, raspberries Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 2 hard boiled eggs, roasted broccoli and carrots Meal 2: big salad, Thai coconut shrimp Meal 3: Steak w/cocoa rub, cauliflower rice, broccoli & carrots Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 3 fried eggs with Brussels sprouts Meal 2: Grilled salmon and steamed broccoli (Olive Garden) Meal 3: Avocado & pork chop Depressing day, but I feel good. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 3 scrambled eggs, zucchini noodles sauteed in coconut aminos Meal 2: big salad w pork, flavored w. cocoa rub Meal 3: Coconut Thai Curry Shrimp, cauliflower rice, roasted broccoli and carrots Did I mention headache? Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Meal 1: 3 scrambled eggs, pineapple canned in water, coffee with coconut milk Meal 2: Small steak, green beans w/slivered almonds Meal 3: Spaghetti Sauce (crock pot recipe thanks to Susan Olson) made with beef instead of turkey, zucchini noodles... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at Terrapin Station
Breakfast: 3 scrambled eggs and Brussels sprouts Lunch: Big salad (romaine and raw spinach, broccoli slaw, cukes, cherry tomatoes, and slivered almonds) with sliced pork sauced with coconut aminos Errand to drive-thru pharmacy: Friendly clerk says I look like I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Terrapin Station