When rue is dark, add onions, bell peppers and celery. Cook until soft. Place stock (2 qts.) in pot. Heat and transfer veggies and rue to heated stock. Bring to boil and turn to simmer. Add everything else except okra, green onions, parsley and shrimp. Simmer 1 hour. Add okra. Cook 30 minutes. Add shrimp. Cook 10 minutes. Just before serving, add parsley and green onions. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve over white rice.