How teachable are you -- and how do you know? The Holy Ghost only gently nudges those who are humbly "listening" for the subtle feelings and gentle impressions. Those who are too proud or too busy or too distracted, stop their own reception.
|Who needs a Farmer's Market?|
Case in point: Today, we celebrated Pioneer Day at our house by taking an early harvest in our little garden and baking Grampa Milo's Round Tuit bread (Honey Wholewheat bread baked in 46 ounce juice cans and a few clean mushroom soup cans for some tiny friends who like their own little round loaves, "Just their size!")
This recipe was originally developed by my sweet mom, Grandma Delma for her retired husband to have something fun and nutritious to do. I remember the aroma of this delicious healthy treat--and this is the first we've re-created it in nearly thirty years. By the way, it makes great toast!
|Grampa Milo's Round Tuit Bread|
Hope you get around to it!
Jeff did well, but his Mother decided he needed some baking coaching whether he wanted it or not.
If he was resistant, she was locked in lecture mode, as if our 35 1/2 year old son were 9 years old and experiencing the complex baking process for the first time. Some folks can be tone deaf to their own effect on others. Some folks need to learn to bob and weave, suggest rather than command etc.
The more she dictated the more he squirmed and pulled away in impatient agony. She kept at it--and after a while he mellowed and took it with more grace. He will admit he learned a few new things!
The lesson to me is clear--if we pull away from the whisperings of the spirit in rebellion, the signals will cease.
Learn to be teachable. Ditch the pride and you will grow with the best directions you ever felt!