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Savoring Sundays

And now for something new

by Jeff Young A new twist  Nothing is new under the sun,” wrote the author of Ecclesiastes (1:9), and he’s right … mostly. As a recipe writer, that quote often echoes in my mind while I’m trying to come up with something “new” in the…

Peace from the Lamb of God

BY JEFF YOUNG I don’t suffer well. I wish I did, but the sad fact is that I don’t. I have witnessed other people suffer well ... men, women, and children who experience accidents, sickness, and losses with grace and humility. Historically,…

Hut! Hut! Shredded Chicken Tacos

BY JEFF YOUNG Are you ready for some football? I hope so, because this month kicks off the new football season! Down herein New Orleans, I look forward to all the Saints’ games, and I admit to feeling giddy when they win. Yet, as odd as it…

The simplicity of summer eating

Whether it’s the radiant pastels and shadows of a sunset, the brilliance of a blooming sunflower, the delicate dignity of a daisy, or the infectious giggle of a toddler, the most beautiful things in life tend to be the simplest. And as…

‘Wasting time’ as a family

You have probably heard it said that kids spell love T-I-M-E. Most of us know instinctively that this is true. But knowing doesn’t necessarily make it easy to put into practice. Time is the one thing most of us claim to lack, no matter…