Synopses & Reviews
In a remote canyon in northern New Mexico the early morning stillness is broken by voices chanting praises to the Lord. And thus begins the daily cycle in the Godcentered life and search of the Benedictine monks at the Monastery of Christ in the Desert.Seeking God is a monastic tapestry. The daily life of the monks is interwoven with the seasonal changes and celebrations and the candid words of the monks as they speak of their life their hopes and doubts their hardships fears and joys their prayer. Weaving this tapestry together are the hauntingly beautiful chants songs of praise and reverence that echo through the darkness before dawn throughout the day through the solemnity of Vespers in the evening and Compline at night. The majestic beauty of the environment captured in every season reflects a peace and tranquility that becomes an integral part of this monastic tapestry. The high red rock walls of the canyon where eagles fly cradle the valley whose stillness is broken only by the flowing waters of the Chama River and the winds that occasionally funnel through. Seeking God presents the ongoing process of the monastic way through the words and activities of these Benedictine monks as they move through the day and through the seasons in their search for God through prayer work study and song.
Here is a six-volume set of little, precious cookbooks -- each one a treasured collection of recipes from the best-selling cookbook, Favorite Recipes from Quilters.
Each book in the series presents a particular category of food and original full-color watercolor artwork throughout.
One in a six-volume set of little cookbooks-each one a treasured collection of recipes from the best-selling cookbook, Favorite Recipes from Quilters. Each book in the series presents a particular category of food. The six books are: Breads, Soups, Salads, Main Dishes (Pasta, Vegetables, and Meats), Pies, and Desserts. Each book offers 24-36 recipes-all proven favorites from the original collection. Each volume also includes several stories from the lives and experiences of quilters. The charming design of these books makes them an irresistible impulse item. Their colorful dustjackets and readable spines make them equally eye-catching on a bookshelf or beside a cash register. Each volume contains warm and strikingly rich watercolors throughout its pages. Each painting was created exclusively for this series. These books have about them the special vibrancy that comes from cooking and quilting. All who own them will share in that!