Tag: end-rows

ask, seek, knock

If you’re a regular visitor here at the Cottage Blog you already know that my posts for the garden and the kitchen have taken a backseat lately. Our focus has been elsewhere. At the end of June we were invited to visit a small church in southeastern Arizona for an interview. Unfortunately, what we thought was…

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move on

Jesus now called the Twelve and gave them authority and power to deal with all the demons and cure diseases. He commissioned them to preach the news of God’s kingdom and heal the sick. He said, “Don’t load yourselves up with equipment. Keep it simple; you are the equipment. And no luxury inns—get a modest…

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final chapter

…but for David and his descendants, his family and kingdom, the final verdict is God’s peace.” 1 Kings 2:33 The Message Bible It started with an application on ChurchJobFinder.com…just one of many, many applications we’ve sent out over the past few years.  We believe, with all of our hearts that God has called us and…

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stay awhile

The Priestly BlessingAnd the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the way you shall bless the children of Israel. Say to them: “The Lord bless you and keep you;The Lord make His face shine upon you,And be gracious to you;The Lord lift up His countenance upon you,And…

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so sad…

I’m feeling terrible—I couldn’t feel worse! Get me on my feet again [Jesus]. You promised, remember? When I told my story, you responded; train me well in your deep wisdom. Help me understand these things inside and out so I can ponder your miracle-wonders. My sad life’s dilapidated, a falling-down barn; build me up again…

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courage

“Courage is the price Life extracts for granting peace.” _Amelia Earhart ‘Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 Have you ever set out to capture your…

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no doubts

Pray for us. We have no doubts about what we’re doing or why, but it’s hard going and we need your prayers. All we care about is living well before God. Pray that we may be together soon. May God, who puts all things together,makes all things whole,Who made a lasting mark through the sacrifice…

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gimme a sign

 Scribes and Pharisees Ask for a Sign Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet…

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timing

The older I get, the more I realize the road of life dishes out some crazy twists and turns; a few wicked switchbacks and some seriously bumpy patches.  But as I approach the end of the road my determination to stay on the smooth path grows stronger and stronger.  I pick my battles more carefully…

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