Skip to comments.Stone Soup, Angela Logan, Mortgage Cakes and the Miracle of the Loaves
Posted on 07/28/2009 3:33:56 PM PDT by tcg
Today I saw Angela Logan from Teaneck, New Jersey, on a newscast. I was as impressed with her story. Angela is a 55-year-old mother who faced hard times. She is an actress, a former dancer, a substitute teacher and currently attends a community College studying to be a Nurse. She was doing everything she could do to pay her mortgage, care for herself and her family and move forward in life. Sadly, a number of misfortunes placed her family in peril of losing their home in these economically troubling times. That is when her story really began. She tells it with a dignity and joy of life which is contagious. She said in the interview it was a contemporary account of stone soup.
Angela bakes a wonderful apple cake. She and her sons came up with the idea of baking mortgage cakes to avoid foreclosure. She decided she not only had a need but she had something to offer others. She chose to let her need be known at Church and at the College she attends. She offered to sell mortgage cakes to her friends. She had scouted the internet to find a cost entry point and decided that her cakes, made with only fresh ingredients, were worth more than what she found online. She set a goal of selling 100 cakes in ten days to forestall foreclosure and the response was wonderful!
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what a wonderful idea
It was Andrew who came forward saying “We have a boy with five barley loaves and two fishes.” even though he knew it wouldn’t be enough.
God always expects us to do our part!
PS> (Philip, on the other hand, was totally lost and did not have an answer for Jesus when he asked, “How are we to feed so many?”
And what did Christ say to Andrew?
“Bring the boy to me.”
Christ is always in control in the Bread of Life Discourse in John. John doesn’t write so much history, etc. as the synoptic Gospels. Rahter — he writes theology! Every word in John is there for a reason.