“For I was an hungry, and you gave me no meat; I was thirsty, and you gave me no drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye clothed me not; sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not. Then shall they also answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when saw we thee hungry, or athirst, or a…
“Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me; mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, o thou most high. What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust;…
“‘Is not my word like as a fire?’ saith the Lord, ‘and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces? Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets,’ saith the Lord, ‘that steal my words every one from his neighbor. Behold, I am against the prophets,’ saith the Lord, ‘that use their tongues …
“For when we were yet without strength, in due time, Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die. Yet per adventure for a good man, some would even dare to die. For God commended his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much m…
The gardens, which were not planted last year while the urban farming venture was in transition, are on their way this year to turning out potatoes, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and other produce to be given away to those in need.
I’ve been thinking about making this light dessert of baked meringue and filled with whipped cream, fresh berries, and lemon curd for years now. With more time at home for baking these days, I got adventurous one weekend.
This is Tuesday afternoon, a blustery, cloudy, rainy day. At one time, the wind peaked at 42 mph. It is very gusty, but right now, it's down to the 30s and raining a fine, misty, penetrating rain.
“Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed. For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door keeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no …
All we can do, should do or need to do is trust God and use common sense. And I'm the first to admit, weak human that I am, I seem to fail on both counts, but God's mercy is new every morning.
Our mom said nothing looks the same, but Louise and I saw vestiges of our great-grandmother. One memory I have is being with Grandma Yutzy and running up the garden path to see our Great-Grandma Stutzman.
Before feeding, you have to discard a portion of the starter to keep it from becoming too acidic. You can throw it out, share it with a friend or bake one of what seems like a million recipes created just for this purpose. This is my favorite so far.
Creative thinking and loyal customers have carried area business owners interviewed by The News-Gazette, who are entering their eighth week of business unusual.
Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church is helping its parishioners and the most vulnerable at the same time, ordering 25 meals a day three or four times a week from Merry Ann's and Sam's Cafe, owned by members Katie Pomonis and Sam Issa, and delivering them to CU at Home, Christie Clinic, Carle Foundation Hospital and the local blood bank.
RANTOUL — All employees at Rantoul Foods will begin undergoing COVID-19 testing today, according to Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Administrator Julie Pryde.
I am so hoping we can have church again, even if we still have to practice social distancing to a point. I do believe I can do without peanut butter, cheese and homemade bread, but I do want and need the spiritual food and fellowship.
'We had our bistro set up at home and I said we can take it with us and sit in the parking lot and ... enjoy the beautiful night,' Mark Gerhart of Rantoul said he told his wife, Joan. Thus was born a perfectly safe, legal and unusual way to dine al fresco amid a pandemic.
My husband and I devised this fairly easy recipe after scouring one of our favorite cookbooks for dinner options. (The book is 'Indian Instant Pot Cookbook' by Urvashi Pitre, if you’re curious.)
We had such nice weather last week. I got all excited about it. My feel-good barometer went way up. Now this week it plummeted and I just shiver.
In Champaign, groceries were handed out Monday to students and families in need at three sites next to Unit 4's existing distribution sites.
The Eastern Illinois Foodbank and its network of food pantries across 18 counties have been seeing the increase firsthand, with more families seeking help for the very first time, according to Molly Delaney, the food bank’s vice president of development.
We have another beautiful spring day. Matter of fact, we’ve had two beautiful days in a row. Yesterday was a very nice day for laundry. Yes! I’ve been waiting for that since — well, probably February.