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Saying a blessing before I feast

Most people, regardless of religion, will say a prayer or blessing over their food before eating. It’s an act of thanksgiving to God for providing the physical nourishment.

I’ve discovered that when I pray in thanksgiving before feasting upon the scriptures, my mind is enlightened while I read and ponder.

You’ve probably had an experience where you read a scripture and it was the VERY spiritual nourishment you needed at that very time. I find this happens more often when I pray in thanksgiving and guidance before partaking of the spiritual nourishment.

Pondering and Plan Overs

After you Feast Upon the Word in the scriptures or at church meetings, you can plan to learn more than you did before! Here’s my experience; excuse my raspy voice as a result of the weather change.

Lion House Recipe + Christie’s Plan Overs =
Yummy Taco Chili

1 pound lean ground beef and/or leftover taco meat
1 medium onion, chopped
1 package mild taco seasoning mix
1 16-ounce can corn
1 16-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 28-ounce can stewed tomatoes
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
Leftover rice from a previous meal, especially rice with Mexican seasonings.

In a large saucepan or Dutch Oven, brown ground beef. Drain and discard any visible fat. Add leftover taco meat and the remaining ingredients. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.

Serve over crushed tortilla chips and top with grated cheese.