I also prepared Mills Inn Brown Soda Bread from The Irish Heritage Cookbook, but with all the food already on the table, we decided to roll the bread over to dinner.
Friday, February 15, 2008
Thursday, February 07, 2008
“Vinzi,” said the mother, “do you ever thank God for all the blessings He has heaped upon you. Do you realize that it is He who has given you everything?”
Yes, I do, mother,” he replied, looking frankly into her eyes. “I never forget how frightened and troubled I was. Sometimes we sing one of the songs you taught me in the evening, but I sing them quite differently now. I used only to enjoy the tune, but now I thank and praise God from the bottom of my heart.”
“If you should ever get into a difficult position, Vinzi,” the mother concluded, “you must remember that God often means to work out our good when we fear evil.” […]
When the mother left Vinzi’s chamber after a hearty good-night, her heart was filled with gratitude and bliss. Folding her hands she sent a heartfelt prayer of thanks to Heaven.