All scriptures quoted on The Contentment Cottage Blog are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV), unless otherwise noted: Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV) Published by Zondervan Corp. Grand Rapids, MI 49500 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 64-17541 Women of Faith Study Bible (NIV) New International Version Published by Zondervan… Continue reading bibliography

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Madison Compton's story begins in a ramshackle mountain cabin when she was a defenseless child of nine. Terrified, yet defiant, the abused little girl grows up to carve out a successful life for herself in the fast paced world of Industrial Design. Everything seems perfect for Maddy, then suddenly, without warning, her past returns, threatening to destroy everything… Continue reading fiction



Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” _Charles William Eliot My library contains art books, gardening books, several herbals, and a variety of cookbooks. There's also a collection containing a couple dozen novels that I love to read over… Continue reading books