Monday, February 15, 2016

Apple Roses!

He carved cherubim, palm trees 
and open flowers on them 
and overlaid them with 
gold hammered evenly over the carvings.

He carved juicy apples into petals with the skins still on the edges
and overlaid them with apricot jelly and 
pressed pie crust evenly over the petals.

Bill found another wonderful recipe and outdid himself with his Valentine surprise for me.  I countered with walnut and chocolate chunk brownies but he won the contest!  What a surprise they were and so good, too.  Even manly men can make beautiful and tasty things for their wives.  It's certainly OK with me.

The Lord gives skills to those who are willing to do the work. Take a look at the number of artisans that helped decorate the temple...from beams and walls to flowers and woven cloth. They were no doubt manly men but God gifted them with the ability to create beauty. 

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