Friday, July 27, 2007

Faith Lifts Friday ~ July 27, 2007

Dear Friends,

“Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.” (Psalm 36:5)

“It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto Thy name, O most High:
“To shew forth Thy loving kindness in the morning, and Thy faithfulness every night.”
(Psalm 92:1-2)

We never know why God has us cross path with the people that he does, or how we might effect their lives or they ours until sometimes much later. As a member of Gods precious children it is our honor to help others, minister to their needs, give grace and share our faith as others will with us.

Being prayer warriors for others, looking to God and not the problem and being a true friend are the keys to a joyous life in the Lord. Jesus has given us such a gift of love it is so wonderful to pass it on in his name.

I have had the joy this past few weeks to share my faith with a new friend to Christ and help her set up her prayer journal which was such an honor. I love doing my daily devotions and prayer journal and going back through the pages later and seeing how God has been there for me everyday of my journey with him. This verse has always been in all my journals and gives me such peace.

“Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” (Joshua 1:9)

Have faith and be blessed in love of the Lord this week and always my friends.

Thank you to Sheryl of Taking the Challenge for Faith Lifts Fridays this is so lovely.

In his endless love,

Life On Cloud Nine with Angel Mama ~ July 27,2007

Dear Friends,

As you go about your days may the Lord be praised.

I would ask for your prayers as my family has had a wonderful opportunity presented to us and we are praying about it.

I am sorry I have been on and off the past few days. I have been helping our children finish up their art projects with friends, cleaning my studio and office...(.Oh bother as Winnie the Pooh would say), and helping a dear friend . For all you moms, grandmas, aunts, parents ( well you get the picture ) you will know what I mean. I so love you all , our "conversations", emails, friendships, posts and life a Mom I have found that I have been so busy lately and my mind on so many things , taking care of my son and helping my friend Mary with her twins yes you know the ones....remember the mall and bathroom incident ,that when someone asks:

"What is your name? " I find my self ready to respond: "My name is Ned ....I don't like my little bed".....yes Dr. Seuss ( good guess)

Or if a friend asks before an art project "Do you have everything"? My answer lets check backpack, where is map? or lets go to our thinking chair ( yes Dora and Blues clues good guess)

Or lately when my friend Mary panics over the twins and moans" what are we going to do?" Lets call the rescue heroes or better yet Christopher Robin will know what to do....

Or when my husband or son asks about the grocery list: I find myself saying don't forget the Oatmeal Ernie and Bert's big shopping trip.

Can you tell we read and collect lots of books in our house ? I am so glad Lauren sent me an adult Christian one to read right now.... By the way my husband and I love Max Lucado , how about you all?

Though I can in real emergencies think clearly. Well at least after a panic call to my husband and realizing that a plumber would cost a fortune ... and that advice of putting medimucil down the toilet would probably not be a good idea. The solution of a toilet tool and a brave teenager would solve the problem of the twins trying to teach army men to swim.

So yes I miss you all , will be by to visit and catch up, appreciate all your friendships will be back to you all. I am also helping get ready for a big charity drive of school supplies, backpacks and suitcases ( those go to foster children who have none ) to kids in need. If you would like to do something similar, this time of year is great to pick up supplies at a low cost. You can see if your local school district, museums , churches etc participate in distribution to the children in need. We are also helping with relay for life , as my friend Bea has a team. We have had pink shirts with wings made up and are Bea's angels.

May you all enjoy your day with the Lord and be blessed with his love today and always.

In his endless love,

Angel Mama in the Kitchen~ Apple Pizza Dessert

Dear Friends,

We had a casual dinner for a few of the kids friends and parents after they finished an art project the other day and made this for dessert. I Thought I would share as you might want to try. I am sorry I can't remember where we got the recipe over the years or I would give credit but has served us well.


Pastry for a single crust pie
2/3 cup sugar raw sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
4-5 medium apples, peeled and sliced 1/2” thick
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter or softened

Roll out pastry to fit a 12-inch pizza pan; pinch or flute edges of
pastry. Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon in a bowl; add apples and lemon juice
mixing together well. Arrange apple slices in a single layer over
pastry in a circular pattern to completely cover pastry. Combine the
first five topping ingredients in a bowl; mix well and sprinkle over
apples. Bake at 350º for 35 to 40 minutes or until apples are

Optional :Top with homemade or store bought vanilla ice cream or yogurt .

Angel Mama in the Kitchen~ Iced Espresso- Almond Latte

Dear Friends,

You have to try this lovely iced coffee recipe. I make it in the summer quite a bit especially when friends come over to chat or do art.

Iced Espresso- Almond Latte

2 cups plus 1 teaspoon finely ground espresso coffee beans

3 cups of water

3 tablespoons golden raw sugar ( or you can use brown sugar)

1 1/2 cups whole milk

5 teaspoons almond syrup ( such as Torani)

Ice cubes

Espresso cream ( optional and I will include recipe)

Fill coffee filter or basket or coffeemaker with 1 cup ground espresso beans. Add 11/2 cups water to coffee maker and brew. Pour coffee into bowl. Repeat with 1 cup espresso beans and remaining 11/2 cups water to make total 2 cups coffee. Mix in sugar, then milk and almond syrup. Refrigerate mixture until cold, at least two hours or overnight.

Fill 6 glasses with ice. Divide coffee mixture among glasses. Top each with whipped cream. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon ground espresso beans.

Recipe source: Bon Appetit June 1999.

Espresso Whipped Cream

Makes 2 cups

1 cup chilled whipping cream
2 tablespoons golden brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon instant espresso powder

Beat all ingredients in a bowl.

Recipe Source: Bon Appetit June 1999.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Bloggin Princess Award~ Oh Happy Day

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Dear Friends,

My friend Laurel of Laurel Wreath Reflections has bestowed me with the Bloggin Princess Award.

As I am a mama in house of just boys and my husband now they say that truly fits. ..LOL Thank you so much Laurel it was such an honor. It was especially an honor coming from Laurel as she is one of the first I asked for advice for my blog and she was so kind. She is truly a Princess of God , great mother, daughter, wife and friend.

On a side note I do have to say I love shoes and when I saw her pink sneakers on vacation well I knew not only did I want a pair but they we were alike.

This is what Laurel said about me:

Angel at Pearls of Wisdom is a blogging Princess because of the encouragement she gives to me every day. She has such a sweet heart and it shows through.

The most wonderful thing of being a Christian women of God we are all Princess of God, as daughters of the King.

I Timothy 6:15

He who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords.

Romans 8: 16-17

The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

The Rules are:

Pass it on to any 3 people who you think is a bloggin' princess!
Tell why you think that person is a bloggin' princess and make sure you let them know!

I bestow this award on to:

Denise of Shorty Bears Place. Denise is a true friend and sister in Christ. She is an uplifting , kind , loving woman . Plus I have a secret she adopted me as a sister and friend. I love her , her blog, comments and posts dearly.

Melanie of Our Happy Happenings. Melanie has such love for her family and it shows through all her posts. Her comments are so sweet and she takes the time to make people feel welcome at her blog and the blogging community.

Janine of Our story . Janine is always finding ways to take care of her family through their allergies and is a fun , sweet caring person. She uplifts others with her comments and posts and is such a lovely example of a Gods Princess.

Enjoy your award and tiaras my sweet friends.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Wordless Wednesday ~ July 25, 2007

Dear Friends ,

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