Month: April 2021

the “I” syndrome

I want to be the best Christian I can, so I strive to obey the law — “But I need something more! For if I know the law but still can’t keep it, and if the power of sin within me keeps sabotaging my best intentions, I obviously need help! I realize that I don’t…

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a rose garden

Well…here we are! It’s the start of rose season in our garden. The first outpouring of blooms is always spectacular. A couple of the plants offer up flowers the size of dessert plates! Day after day Mr. L brings me beautiful bouquets, each one an out-pouring of his love for me and for his amazing…

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light vs. darkness

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid.” Matthew 5:14 be a light in the darkness Don’t give up! Those who give up do so because they are living according to their own strength, according to what their natural eyes see, and according to what their emotions dictate.…

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The Morning Altar

Good afternoon Dear Hearts I’ve had something on my heart during the past several days that I need to share with you. As some of you know my computer died a few days before Easter. While I was deciding if buying a new one, so I could continue with my blog and Contentment Cottage II…

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wisteria n’ more

The beginning of the color show around our little cottage home. The wisteria is in full flower. And our first cut of roses is ready to be taken inside, carrying that amazing color and fragrance with it. I’d love to have you drop by for a visit while the garden is in this season of…

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