Chicken and Rice Soup: Sopa de Allison

This chicken and rice soup will perk you up on a gloomy day, soothe the  raspy throat if you have a cold and bring the all-around comfort one expects from a delicious soup. And our young friend Allison likes it!

Chicken and Rice Soup: Sopa de Allison

This chicken and rice soup will perk you up on a gloomy day, soothe the raspy throat if you have a cold and bring the all-around comfort one expects from a delicious soup. And our young friend Allison likes it!

 

Keyword chicken soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 5 chicken thighs
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 medium onions, diced, sauteed, then added
  • 8 medium carrots, peeled and cut into coins
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup rice uncooked
  • 1 can Campbells Condensed Cream of Celery soup
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon
  • fresh parsley chopped, optional

Instructions

  1. Simmer all ingredients for one hour, stirring regularly so that nothing sticks to the bottom of the pot.  Remove the chicken thighs. Let cool. Then cut the meat off the bones, and cut into bite-sized pieces. (Discard bones, skin and gristle.) Add the chicken back into the soup and serve with crackers.

 

A Father’s Day Tribute to My Husband: An Example to Follow

A Father’s Day Tribute to My Husband

To my kids: Today I want to let you know some more of our story.  While your dad and I were in college, we were on summer mission teams together for two years.  Your dad was so excited to work with the children up in Canada.

He told them God loved them and wanted them to go to His Heaven some day.  He was so glad when 6 little boys from camp wanted to accept what Jesus had done for them- dying for their sins and giving them a way to be right with God. Continue reading “A Father’s Day Tribute to My Husband: An Example to Follow”

Organized Prayer: You can do it!

Organized Prayer: “I’ll pray for you!”

Praise the Lord that we can bring our needs and the needs of others right to His throne.

I like to pray for others and see their needs answered as well as my own requests.

However, I must admit that many times my praying tends to be haphazard.  I will start a prayer list, perhaps from requests given at a Wednesday night church service and those requests get prayed for that night– but usually never again.

And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that, if we ask any thing according to His will, He hears us. I John 5:14 Text over snow covered field

Or I may start a list of things that I want God to do for my family.  I write down specific areas of my life that I want God to work on:  self-control, less anger, more trust, less fear.  And then I lose that list.   Continue reading “Organized Prayer: You can do it!”