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Saturday, April 5, 2014

bad looking cookies...it's all good...


 Ninja son has been hinting at me...well, if you call 'make me some chocolate chip cookies, mama', said with those big 'aren't I cute?' eyes, hinting.
He says it in that sweet, butter you up voice that is hard to resist. I am so busy that trying to work in cookies is a bit daunting. I try to keep healthy snacks in the house, but home made, choc chip cookies with freshly ground white wheat berries.....
some days, you gotta have 'em.
 (unless you are gluten free like me and the Damsel)

I pray about it. 

Soon, with answered prayer, my brain finds a way to fit it into my afternoon.
 I want to do this.
I love to bless my boys with little home made treats...whenever you can love on, hug on, and speak goodness into the hearts of your teenage boys...it's a good thing. Sometimes, it is done through cookies and that's ok.

Note to self: Don't melt the butter for cookies, there is a reason it calls for 'room temperature' butter.

Either way, they don't look good, but the taste is all that matters! Especially when you are feeding the hearts and minds of young men.



2 comments:

Beth said...

So sweet! We have to do whatever it takes to huld into relationships ;)

Beth said...

Huld = build :)

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MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.