#Lent: Putting Love In (all we do)

One major lesson Blogger Virginia learned during years of care-giving: how I did what I did mattered. Putting love in made a big difference to my parents (and to me) whether it was something important or a messy arduous task (especially those kinds.) As the cook, I also prayed about what I made, too – it was something that gave Papa & Mama joy.

Something to think about on this Lenten Sunday.

“The important thing is not how much we accomplish, but how much love we put into our deeds every day. That is the measure of our love for God.”   Mother Teresa

How much love are we putting in what we do?

grace, peace & LOVE

Virginia : )

Photo: Jan Karon’s famous Orange Marmalade Cake (that Father Tim ate too much of) – a huge 3 layer cake I made once a year for my precious Mama on Easter or her birthday. Like Father Tim, Papa was a diabetic, so I made him special sugar free puddings, pies & banana blueberry muffins as treats.

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7 Responses to #Lent: Putting Love In (all we do)

  1. TMH says:

    Ah yes, memories of the orange marmalade cake I made last Super Bowl Sunday due to your inspiration! Thanks for the reminder to do things with love in the forefront.

    • Virginia says:

      So glad you tried this cake, Tim. It’s really moist & yum. I haven’t made it much since Mama passed – there’s a vegan Italian wedding cake that has my nieces requests @ recent holidays. Blessings & hugs! 🌟💜🍰💜🌟

  2. arlene says:

    Love that quote from Mother Teresa. You cake looks yummy Viginia 🙂

    • Virginia says:

      Mother Teresa has been one of my heroes for years (& years.) That marmalade cake is pretty amazing – super moist & not too sweet. A great way to celebrate Easter! Blessings & hugs, Arlene! ✨💜🍰💜✨

  3. janesig says:

    Yes, that cake looks delicious. I’d not that quote from Mother Teresa before. Thank you for sharing it here.

    • Virginia says:

      Jane, that cake IS moist & delish. Haven’t made it for some time, but now I’m back on vegan wagon for Lent so will just have to savor the memories! Blessings! 🌟🍰🌟

  4. daisydust02 says:

    I love that quote from Mother Teresa.

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