farewell ’22 – welcome ’23

You’ll be built solid, grounded in righteousness, far from any trouble—nothing to fear! far from terror—it won’t even come close! If anyone attacks you, don’t for a moment suppose that I sent them, And if any should attack, nothing will come of it. I create the blacksmith who fires up his forge and makes a weapon designed to…

back to basics

"It is good to say, 'Thank you' to the Lord, to sing praises to the God who is above all gods. Every morning tell him, 'Thank you for your kindness,' and every evening rejoice in all his faithfulness." Psalm 92:1-2 LB Thank you Lord, for your kindness. Thank you that you are who you say…

what’d you know

The older I get the more I know just how much I don't know! As we move into the final two months of 2022 I believe the time has come to share some of what I do KNOW with you. What I absolutely, for certain, know! Most of the things I'm about to tell you…

the Word’s alive

Designed to promote spiritual growth and a stronger bond with Jesus Christ, this little booklet is a simple, yet well-rounded, guidebook for contemplative study of God's Word. Divided into a series of seven weekly study guides and daily devotionals it is geared to help the reader reach a higher personal appreciation of God’s unconditional love and grace.

now and then

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

He is ALL

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