Category: odds n’ ends

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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Faith Is Not

Faith is not belief without proof. Faith is trust without reservation. Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen…

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words kill

If, in any way I belittle those who I am called to serve… if I talk of their weak points in contrast, perhaps, with what I think of as my stronger points… if I adopt a superior attitude, forgetting to consider the wisdom of the voice that asks me, inwardly, “Who made you different from…

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what now?

“For I will be merciful and gracious toward their wickedness, And I will remember their sins no more.” Hebrews 8:12 (AMP) Lay all of your challenges and failures at Jesus’ feet. He is not going to be mad at you. He’s the only one who can set you free from your fears, guilt, and addictions,…

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test every spirit

“Dearly loved friends, don’t always believe everything you hear just because someone says it is a message from God: test it first to see if it really is. For there are many false teachers around,” _1 John 4:1 (TLB) There is one reservation associated with journaling God’s Word—hearing from the Lord and writing down the…

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Listen! the Lord!

“So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes by the preaching of Christ. _Romans 10:17 Throughout the scriptures God speaks to his people, and yet many Christians today doubt God’s desire to speak to them individually. The Word tells us, “he is the same, yesterday, today and forever.” That says God…

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