Peace by Peace

The Straight Facts About Forgiveness

Hey, it’s the holidays, and for a lot of people, they just suck. Old resentments and family feuds, piled up on top of unrealistic expectations can give even the most well-adjusted individuals a persistent twitch, and for the rest of us, a full-on round of bleak depression. Can you say trigger? Yeah, that. Holiday get-togethers […]

Chicken

Simple Stuffed Poblanos and Homemade Salsa Verde

I have never cared for Mexican food. After moving to Dallas, Texas, I discovered that I really do LOVE authentic Mexican food. It was the gloppy, heavy, carb-laden Tex-Mex I have never been crazy about. I owe this marvelous insight to two local restaurants which have introduced me to the flavorific joy of authentic Mexican […]

Healing Words

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention….A loving silence often has more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.” Rachel Naomi Remen Well, thank God the holidays are over. […]

Breakfasts

Old-School Crunchy & Gooey Apple Crisp

Black-eyed peas and greens are mandatory for New Year’s Day in the South. Yes, we had them yesterday with cornbread. I wasn’t going to post yet another recipe when the internet was filled with black-eyed pea recipes, but my concoction was SO good that the Official Recipe Taster kept saying,”You really should post this,” as […]

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