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Office Assistant needed for Construction Co. in Stockdale, must pass background and drug test, accounting experience necessary, pay based on experience. Mail Resume to P.O. Box 430, Stockdale, TX 78160.
Immanuel Lutheran Church is now hiring for a Youth and Family Ministry Director. Pastoral: Minister to youth and their families during Sunday School and other church programs, being present in their lives outside the church walls, available for common concerns and in crisis situations. Leadership: Recruit and nurture Youth and Family Ministry program. Administration : Manage the planning process and coordinate with Pastor and Youth Committee all regular ministries to youth and their families. This includes youth of all ages on Sunday mornings and mid-week events; assisting with Confirmation, special events, trips and retreats, and parent meetings. Stewardship: Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of youth programs, manage youth ministry budget, and collaborate with the sponsors of each Youth group. Ability to build, lead, and empower youth. Ability to implement a ministry vision. Familiarity with Lutheran Doctrine required; must be comfortable teaching it and representing Lutheran Theology. Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database, email, internet, and social media. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to adapt and evaluate curriculum preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability. Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills required, with sensitivity to church members and visitors. Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development. Please send resumes to immanuellavernia@gmail.com or call 830-253-8121.
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Polished Edge: Buddy Valastro of ‘Cake Boss’ on TLC


Polished Edge: Buddy Valastro of ‘Cake Boss’ on TLC


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Q: There is a story that your late dad came to you in a dream to give you a recipe that you couldn’t re-create. Is that true?

A: It’s an Italian pastry that we make. The recipe we always had. It’s actually a very simple recipe. It’s a very, very hard technique that I have bakers here for 25 years who can’t do it. It’s the hardest Italian pastry to make, and we were just having a lot of problems re-creating it after he passed away.

And I was so focused on it, and I was driving myself crazy, that night I went home and I dreamt of my father, and it was the first time that I dreamt of him after he passed away. And it was funny because I had a pretty great relationship with my dad, and I said, “Oh, wow, Dad, you’re here. I can’t believe you’re here.” (Chuckles) True words. And he said to me, “I’m not here to d... around with you. I’m here to show you how to pull off lobster tails one last time.”

And he did; he showed me how to do it in my dream, and we were working side by side, and by the end of the dream, there were two of me. It was crazy. And then I woke up the next day, and I went in, and I was able to do it.

Q: Did you get chills when everything worked out?

A: Yeah, a lot of people got chills, but that was a great story -- and a true story. Pretty amazing.
 

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