"So, the paradox of prayer is that it asks for a serious effort while it can only be received as a gift. We cannot plan, organize or manipulate God: but without a careful discipline, we cannot receive him either."
Here's a treasure trove of cookie recipes just in time for Christmas. Click on the cookie's name, and presto -- you'll get the recipe! This is for all the folks who complain about "cookies" on their computers. (Thanks Sue Bartz!)