Christmas, Effective Prayer

count-down to Christmas #6

During this season of hope and joy, let's remember to pray for those who are lost, lonely, poor, brokenhearted, homeless, hungry, sick, grieving, neglected and abused. As we enter into this winter season, and the Holy Day approaches I am reminded that not everyone will "be merry and bright" or "deck the halls with boughs… Continue reading count-down to Christmas #6

Christmas

count-down to Christmas #1

For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself. _Charles Dickens Good Morning Dear Hearts, Welcome to a new season at the Cottage. Today we begin a Cottage Count-down to Christmas with something from my collected inspirational and devotional pieces. Teach the Children --------------------------------------------------------------… Continue reading count-down to Christmas #1

Christmas, cottage life

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 is… Continue reading getting ready for Christmas