In the days before yeast was available in foils packets at the supermarket, it had to be
captured and kept alive to be used time and again. These starters, as they are now called,
are a mixture of flour, water, wild yeasts, and bacteria. If they are "fed" regularly, they
can be kept alive forever. This is the process used to make modern-day sourdough
Start with a cup of warm water and a cup of flour. Mix it and put it in a non-metallic
container with a loose fitting lid (it needs to breathe). Let it stand in a warm place (70º is
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.