a message for Christians

Admired evangelist Billy Graham is now 98-years-old and he has an important message to deliver to all of humankind before he passes away. It’s a message that everyone should heed, especially nowadays. Billy Graham wants people to know that the devil is real. The devil is the root of all evil and he is everywhere […]

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, […]

spring was a nice day

The weatherman was right! Spring was a nice day—today is cold and rainy. It’s a good thing yesterday was sunny and bright. Otherwise my walk with the camera would have been altogether too late. Rain, and the possibility of hail !!O NO !!, will shatter the wisteria blossoms without a doubt. O well…most of this […]

Hello Spring!

Took a walk along the creek, with the camera, this morning before the sun rose so far overhead that colors and shadows were lost. I was looking for beauty in the decaying world that surrounds Contentment Cottage—looking for God’s hand in the natural flora and fauna that remains, even in the midst of disrepair and […]

inspiration shelf

Today has been spent out in the studio, gathering together all of my ‘little critters’ from various boxes and tins where they’ve been hiding since Miss KiKi Kitty moved in with us a couple of years ago. Maybe it was because they were ‘little’ and had eyes…but she thought they were to be hunted down and killed […]

peace is the answer

Are you aware there are a multitude of evil spirits (demons) out to destroy your growth in Christ Jesus. It is the devil’s demon spirits that come to steal, kill, and destroy! The spirits of condemnation, guilt, and shame attempt to make us believe we are helpless and unworthy. Above all else they come to […]

welcome new friends

Welcome Dear Hearts  We live down the lane, in a little old cottage the color of rain. We love making new friends and sharing bits of this and that with them whenever they drop by for a visit. Imagination reigns here, so on any rainy day, when you have nothing to do, come on over for […]