INGREDIENTS 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 large apple, peeled and cubed 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 tsp. salt Black pepper to taste or you can use a spicier pepper like Cayenne 1 32 oz. carton Chicken Broth 1/2 cup whipping cream (leave whipping cream for last) DIRECTIONS Spray crockpot with vegetable spray […]

DIY Lemon Wreath

The Language of Flowers

Simplicity in Spring

Spring signals nature’s awakening. As nature unfolds the newness all around us, we may find ourselves desiring lighter, fresher food choices. Spring foods bring a clean, crisp, fragrant element to the menu (think berries and early greens). Greens, a traditional springtime food choice in most cultures, provide a refreshing, cooling, and cleansing effect to the […]

The Fragrance of Love in Your Home

Have you ever felt weary or had a deep desire for change in your life—something fresh and new? Recently, I found myself crying out to Jesus in desperation for change. I felt like I had been going through the motions and lacking excitement and motivation yet having a deep hunger and longing for greater purpose […]

The Language of Flowers


Slow Cooker Cinnamon Lattes (Hot or Iced)

What You Need: 6 cups double-strength brewed coffee* 1 cup organic heavy cream OR 2 cups organic whole milk 1 cup organic cane sugar (or coconut sugar) 1 teaspoon organic vanilla 3 organic cinnamon sticks * Double up on the coffee grounds needed for 6 cups of regular coffee. What You Do: In the slow […]

Creating Spaces

God loves creativity! He Himself is creative – Just look around at this amazing world that He has made for us. I love Romans 1:20 because it explains clearly to us that ever since God created the world, His everlasting power and deity (however invisible) have been there for the mind to see in the […]

A Banquet Beckons – Part 1

Let’s go shopping! When given that invitation, what image enters your mind? A large shopping mall? A quaint boutique or eclectic fashion mart? Are you seeking bargains at a yard sale? Or is a flea market more your style? Today, especially in the United States, our shopping opportunities are limitless. In spite of all these […]

Then Sings My Soul – Family Event Recap

In celebration of the Christmas season, Word of Life presented a “Then Sings My Soul” family event which was hosted by Pastors Tim and Gayla Bagwell. What a musical extravaganza this was and there was not a better way to carry us through the holidays than with a new song in our hearts celebrating the […]