With the help of Betty Crocker and her fudge brownie mix, I am told I make the world’s best brownies. They are so popular, I make two boxes at a time. They usually disappear shortly after they come out of the oven and before the wonderful aroma of warm chocolate leaves my kitchen. Of course, I am eager and quick to share with others how I make them, “I follow the directions on the back of the box, exactly.” There is no trick to making good brownies, just follow Betty Crocker’s directions.
When it comes to making brownies, my passionate advice is received with confidence. Already many of my friends make brownies as good or better than mine. It’s [...]
When I moved to California from Puerto Rico, I was 16 years old, and I came with a vocabulary of English words. In Puerto Rico, they teach children from kindergarten through high school English, so I came packed with knowledge of the English language.
I had a lot of words, but I did not have the wisdom to apply that into some sort of a conversation. It took me about eight months until I could actually have a conversation with someone and use some of those vocabulary words, because there is a difference between knowledge and wisdom.
Charles Spurgeon said “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the [...]