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Bread for the Journey

Today we are praising God because it is from him from whom all blessings flow.
I first remember singing this hymn of praise before eating at family gatherings.
The simple words of praise, sung prayerfully, in four part harmony is part of our heritage.

Tonight, fresh Zweibach, and butter, cheese, sliced cold meat and pickles followed by platz will be our evening meal.
With our husbands by our sides we'll be singing this hymn of praise before we break bread together.  It's been a most wonderful weekend and we praise God for being with us as we celebrated our new book.  

We'll never know all the homes that hold our labor of love but God knows and we pray that each home will be blessed with peace that comes from our Heavenly Father.


  1. Isn't it wonderful that something written in the 1500's is still soooo very relevant today. Praise God from whom all blessings flow and Great is Thy Faithfulness are our families favourites too. Lucy

  2. Amen! You fuel my tummy each Monday thru Saturday and you fuel my sole on Sunday(really each and everyday). Thanks so much for the reminder of "Praise God from whom alll blessings flow". Mary Hostetler

  3. I truly enjoy your inspiration for the soul and food for the body. May God Bless you as you continue your ministry.

  4. Yes, God bless you, ladies! Your lives are an inspiration ...Weaving God, salvation, and your business together. Food for the soul and body. Thank you!

  5. Beautiful picture! Congratulations to you all!! Wishing you a wonderful weekend as you celebrate this huge accomplishment ~ Bonnie Boehr

  6. Warm congratulations on your new book. I can't wait to add it to my collection.
    Thank you, Mennonite Girls for sharing your lives, recipes and love with your blog readers...May God continue to bless your wonderful ministry.
    PS The pictures are just beautiful!

  7. This beautiful song is also in my tradition as grace before a meal. I can almost hear your sweet voices, lifted in praise! May you all continue to be blessed as you bless others! Safe travels to all today....

  8. Rosemary b here

    God Bless all of you
    Thank you for sharing your gifts with us.
    Praise God

  9. Please pray for our children,this one son and children need prayer ,IPray Lord will
    provide our son with a lawyer and provide a safe home with him,first ct case is in 1st week of June,To much to say and not what I want to put in writing, LORD knows,I could write a book,as a mom Iam tired and need prayer,and daughter from AR.needs home to sell and they want to come back to MD.ROB,her husband is a VET.needs care,all of us to attebd church and help each other,GOD BLESS,LOV your recipes just found on facebook so blessed......LOV IN CHRIST BARB


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