It's been awhile since I treated you all to some Baked with Love but I have an offering I think you'll enjoy and it's just in time for blackberry picking season:
Prayerful Meditating features a delicious Homemade Blackberry Wine Cake
"The bubbles popped and crinkled their fragrantly smiles upward along the peach-colored tile. My notebook and pen sat ready and waiting for my reflections, as did my fresh cup of coffee sweetened with cream and sugar. Kathleen Norris and Sarah Ban Breathnach promised me counsel. It was all so inviting and intimate.
"Then the phone rang.
"It was my oldest son on his way over the bridge to a college final. He needed to hear a 'friendly voice' before meeting his assumed doom. The poor child suffers text-anxiety. Passing the class hinged on this final test grade. Never a good thing.
“ 'I need prayers, Mom.' It was the voice of someone on his way to the guillotine."
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* On a side note: Corey passed the exam with 88% (giving him the added reward of dropping his lowest test grade) which resulted in his completing the course with a high B average. He has a 3.7 GPA at the moment. We are very happy and very proud! :-)