Spring and Snow

Even though snow is delaying the vibrancy of spring, beauty is all around, and my enthusiasm for the season isn’t dampened. I have begun the process of spring cleaning, and find that I have way too much going on here at Joy Cottage. It’s time to do more de-cluttering. But the thought of de-cluttering leaves […]

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Backyard Leisure

Can I wait for warmer weather? Not so much. I saw this photo today here, and thought hey, the couple in this picture are doing what I want to be doing. (SMILE). What really struck me is the “Glory Cottage” sign above the french doors, cool right? But more important than cute signage for the […]

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What Am I Supposed To Do?

Today I asked the Lord what grieves His heart about me? His answer was quick and direct. I haven’t been dedicating myself to writing. He has urged me to write on different occasions, and I have. I have written through storms, peace, trials and victories. Now that my husband and I have moved into our […]

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And Now It Begins

Let me begin by stating the obvious – I am a work in progress. Today as I ponder purpose and direction, I am struck by the realization of a season of change I’ve been whirling in. The realization? I need direction. As I ask aloud, “What am I supposed to do?” My sense is that […]

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Sunday

I awoke ready to get started on this rainy day, just to discover it’s a little after 4 a.m. The photo of the Bleeding Hearts is from our previous home, and fits where my mind has been. It’s still winter, but I cannot stop thinking about spring. It’s time for nature to shift gears and […]

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