Ten years ago, when I moved the Cottage blog to this platform, most of my posts were about the day-to-day minutia of our life. We cooked. I posted the recipes. We gardened. I posted the beautiful bounty. Then one day I was motivated to speak out about our walk with The Lord - all that He had done and was doing in our life
Without God, people do not change! They try to change. And for brief periods they may succeed in maintaining the appearance of change, but eventually, unless God intervenes, people return to serve the master of their choices. Fear continues to reign in their lives.
If your heart is broken, if you are a prisoner to anything, if you are burdened or battered by your past or afraid of your future…be hopeful. Seek Jesus, the Anointed One, [He] is always the same—yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8 The Passion Translation
If we choose to believe that every resource of heaven is available to us by His grace, there will never be a need to shrink from victory in any circumstance. Put Jesus in the Center
"All things were created through Him and for Him." _Colossians 1:16
Developing imaginary friends for little people is a personal passion I've developed over many, many years. That's why, between writing and painting, I've been scanning another of my stories into PDF format for the kids page.
Perception is the key component to gratitude. And gratitude is a key component to joy.
Secrets of effective prayer: "God is in control, but He doesn't expect you to lean on a shovel and pray for a hole."
The temps are beginning to cool off! At last! 55 degrees early this morning. We've been thinking about making my lasagna to freeze for fall. It is so good I've decided to share my recipe with you.
The Lord will fulfil his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures for ever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. _Psalm 138:7-8
The art of seasoning is a matter of balance, both in baking and in witnessing about your relationship with Christ.