Month: December 2017

winter birds

If God feeds the birds of the air, how much more will He take care of you? You are so much more important to Him, so believe that He is providing all that you need. “Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly…

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another year

2018 is almost here! It doesn’t seem possible, does it? Or perhaps time does not fly by for you as rapidly as it does around here. I don’t honestly understand how it is possible that I’ve been journaling online for the past twenty-two years. nanaellen.com was first published in 1996. That’s 22 years, y’all. And…

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count-down to Christmas

O come let us adore Him. God’s Supreme Revelation God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; who…

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peace on Christmas

O come, O come, Immanuel!  __Matthew 1:23 (NKJV) “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” __Matthew 1:23 Then he said, “Hear now, O house of David! Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will you…

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getting ready for Christmas

The name of my house is “Contentment Cottage” because, like Apostle Paul, “I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances God allows.” This morning our devotional reading included the following, written by J.A. Marx. It perfectly explains my position on Spiritual House Cleaning …something I’ve practiced for years and years. At Contentment Cottage it…

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