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red headed

World Redhead Day is May 26! Here are 10 fun facts about red hair So to help everyone celebrate, here are 10 fun facts about the redheads in your life: 1. Less than 2% of the world’s population has red hair. The highest concentration of redheads is in Scotland (13%), followed by Ireland (10%).   2.…

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it’s March !

March comes and goes – like a lion or a lamb – bringing spring to the north and winter to the south poles of our planet. Like any youngster, March can’t settle on its disposition. One day it’s soft, warm and lovely–the next it’s cold, wild and foul. Either way, ya gotta love March because…

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the night b4 Christmas

 Once upon a time, more years ago than I care to count, there was a young mother who wanted very much to be an artist. Do you remember Christmas 1961?      One fine day, the Fuller Brush man came to her door offering his wares.  Do you remember the Fuller Brush man?     Now this young mother was…

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a gift

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it but to delight in it when it comes.”  – Charles Dickens Hope your day has been Happy, happy, happy. Living in the worship and awe of God will bring you many years of contented living. So how could the wicked ever expect to…

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here’s your sign

Grace and peace on this funny Friday morning Dear Hearts. ❤ I wonder…do you think God has a sense of humor? O, I’m fairly certain He does. Take the Facebook fiasco that’s been going on in my computers for the past couple of weeks. I’ve been messing with my ‘News Feed’ off and on for…

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big girl panties up

Good Morning Dear Hearts Grace and peace upon your day It looks to be a pull up your big girl panties and DEAL WITH IT day around here. I’ll be busy, but I’ll check in with y’all later. It’s time to do some deep cleaning – with glasses on – and that’s going to take…

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it’s fun again!

A day to remember. After months of wrestling with the settings and situations on the Blog where I’ve written  our story since 2012 I am finally, at long last, satisfied with what’s happening. New Beginnings can be a huge blessing! In actuality nanaellen.com was first uploaded in November of 1996 but there have been so…

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help ! please

Thanks for dropping by. I love your visits But something is seriously broken in the comments section of the site. Would you be so kind as to try leaving a comment on this post? And if it isn’t working go to Contentment Cottage on Facebook and let me know what you experienced. Thanks for your…

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end of the drought

Welcome Rain! California isn’t the only area suffering from a long-term drought.  If you have been a follower at my “Cottage” for any length of time, you know posts have been few and far between for the past couple of years!  And non-existent since late in 2015.  Lots of reasons [uh…excuses?…] for the sparse posts. The reason for…

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bibliography

All scriptures quoted on The Contentment Cottage Blog are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV), unless otherwise noted: Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV) Published by Zondervan Corp. Grand Rapids, MI 49500 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 64-17541 Women of Faith Study Bible (NIV) New International Version Published by Zondervan…

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