Covenant Friendship

Covenant Friendship

In 1 Samuel, we find two unlikely friends: David, the shepherd boy, and Jonathan, King Saul’s son. Although Jonathan demonstrates cunning military strategy, courage, and godliness, it is David who God chooses as the next king. Yet Jonathan does not demand his rights as heir, but instead extends friendship. This pair will go on to […]

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Apricot Ginger Muffins

Apricot Ginger Muffins

Apricot is one of my favorite flavors. It’s not a fad, like acai. It’s tried and true, stays out of the spotlight, but always pleasantly surprises with its sweet golden nectar.  Muffins are my #1 choice for breakfast. If you ask me where the best muffins can be found, I will gladly tell you the […]

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Easy Cuban Rice Bowls

Easy Cuban Rice Bowls | Read Cook Devour

Somehow serving food in bowls automatically makes the meal feel more comforting and the food feel more abundant. I also love that bowls are customizable and each person can craft theirs just the way that suits them. The flavors of this cuban rice bowl with creamy black beans, fluffy coconut rice and fresh mango salsa […]

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What Hagar Teaches Us About Enduring Suffering

What Hagar Teaches Us About Enduring Suffering

Usually when people talk about certainties, there’s a quip about death and taxes. When Jesus spoke about certainties, He assured us with the utmost sincerity that there will be insults, persecution and suffering―and that we are blessed when we endure those things. “You are blessed when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind […]

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