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Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad Yield: 6–8 servings   This refreshing salad was served to my wife and I on a trip to Cairns, Australia, several years ago. At a dinner party hosted by the owner of the internationally known Red Ochre restaurant, where they feature kangaroo, wallaby, alligator, and other local specialties, they served this delicious, palate cleansing, and perfectly marvelous salad.   8 cups (1.9 L) chopped seedless watermelon (1-inch [2.5-cm] cubes) 1 cup (236 mL) crumbled goat cheese ½ cup (118 mL) fresh raspberries ½ cup (118 mL) thinly sliced kiwifruit 2 tablespoons (30 mL) fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons (30 mL) chopped fresh mint 1 teaspoon (5 mL) chopped fresh cilantro Mint leaves, for garnish 1. In a large bowl, mix together the watermelon, goat cheese, raspberries…
“One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organization do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.” – A.W. Tozer
The Oriental rug and its flowing designs held out the hope that great perplexities might be resolved.
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow - Herzog (Penguin Classics)Herzog (Penguin Classics)
(Via John Beckham)
concealed in the world we have is a world greater than we can imagine.
Mark Helprin
Mark Helprin - In Sunlight and In ShadowIn Sunlight and In Shadow
(Via Thomas)
Si puedes, consigue los derechos y exclusividad de la persona
Questi sono i nuovi secoli bui. Centinaia di anni fa, l’Europa toccava il fondo del disagio e della sofferenza: la popolazione si accalcava troppo numerosa, moriva di fame, sprofondava nel peccato e nella disperazione. Come una foresta troppo fitta e soffocata dai rami secchi, gli europei erano in attesa del fulmine di Dio, di quella scintilla che avrebbe finalmente innescato l’incendio su tutto il continente e lo avrebbe liberato dai rami secchi, restituendo la luce del sole alle radici sane. Eliminare gli scarti è l’Ordine Naturale di Dio. Adesso chiedetevi: cosa seguì alla Morte Nera? Tutti noi conosciamo la risposta. Il Rinascimento. La rinascita. È sempre stato così. Alla morte segue la nascita. Per raggiungere il paradiso, l’uomo deve attraversare l’inferno. È questo che il maestr…
For if our future blessedness shall consist in being where He is and beholding His glory, what better preparation can there be for it than a constant previous contemplation of that glory as revealed in the gospel, that by a view of it we may be gradually transformed into the same glory?
John Owen
John Owen - The Glory Of ChristThe Glory Of Christ
(Via M. Lumpkin)
«La giovinezza è un fiore di cui l’amore è il frutto… Felice il vendemmiatore che lo coglie dopo averlo visto lentamente maturare».
Cry to God Who among all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this, in whose hand is the life of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind? JOB 12:9,10 He is God! Cry to Him. If it is for your good and His glory, God will answer your cry. If not, He won’t, because what He has planned is better. The plans God has for you are plans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope (Jeremiah 29:11).
Kay Arthur
Kay Arthur - Powerful Moments with GodPowerful Moments with God
(Via Douknowthelamb)
change doesn’t always have to take time—that it can happen instantly—and that the catalyst behind instant change comes from what he called “social power.”