Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at thy altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. Psalm 84:3 Contentment Cottage is founded on these words from Psalm 84. "Even the Sparrow Finds a Home" You may be asking, "Why?"Because in the overall scheme… Continue reading living small
"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… Continue reading a gift
Last night brought something of an epiphany. I want a tiny house. No! Wait. I live in a tiny house! I've been following Tiny House blogs and face-book pages for a while now, longing for a 'tiny house' to call my very own—somewhere other than here (here being Central California). Then BAM! It hits me.… Continue reading tiny house tour
This morning my mouth wanted Biscotti for breakfast! Guess what? No Biscotti in the freezer. That means I'm gonna have to bake! I haven't baked Biscotti for months, even though Laurie asked me to post the recipe months ago! Okay - let's just kill two with one here: I get my craving satisfied and Laurie gets her how to:… Continue reading Nana’s biscotti
This week we turned the studio into a tee-shirt factory. First we gathered up supplies: a dozen white 100% cotton tees from Costco, a colorful selection of permanent markers, some fabric dyes and some interesting graphics. Next I dug out the sewing stuff and transformed my drawing board into a sewing room. After the tees… Continue reading Tee Shirt factory
If you would have power from God to accomplish the will of God it is necessary to follow the example and teachings of Christ. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone…Matthew 14:23 And in the morning, a great… Continue reading secrets of prayer
Here's the look I get when Kai is hugging her Daddy's feet and hoping against hope she didn't just hear me say, "Are you ready to go yet?"