what’s going on?

So.o.o I’ve spent the whole day messing around with the tags and categories here on the blog. I found cute emojis for each tag and each category. Now all I have to do is find out if they will actually work, or if the site […]

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bibliography

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 […]

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that explains it 2.0

Here it is the first of August, and most of the projects are in the finishing stages. The posts that were planned for my¬†“that explains it” series have been on hold most of the summer. My re-arranged studio sits exactly as I left it weeks […]

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that explains it

This is a post about self-evaluation. And please remember…I write because‚Ķto quote Cyril Connolly‚Ķ‚ÄĚit is better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.‚ÄĚ Since very early childhood I have been told that I “don’t […]

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sadly neglected

This weekend marks the “summer solstice” and the American Holiday known as “Father’s Day.” A¬†change of seasons always inspires me. It signals a fresh start, a new beginning, something new to look forward to. As we move toward high summer, I’m inspired to take a […]

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inspiration, integrity n’ intesnity

Three¬†words that have been rolling around in my soul for awhile now. ¬†Each one speaks to me on several levels. Here’s what I’m thinking: inspiration I like to see¬†myself as a writer and an artist and one thing that’s imperative in the process of creating¬†anything¬† […]

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fiction

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, […]

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