He touched lives in profound ways through kindness.
Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep a watch over the door of my lips. Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil…. Psalm 141:3-4a. This prayer of David tugs at my soul. If the Lord doesn’t keep watch over the door of my mouth – He alone knows what will
I’m not sure who first came up with this idea, but it is genius! Set your oven to 400 degrees. Take a parchment lined cookie sheet, and place 12 pinches (or rounded tablespoon) of Parmesan cheese. (I flatten the mounds slightly leaving a little space between each mound to accommodate melting). For color and added
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
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
Isn’t this beautiful? Yvonne at Stone Gable is one of my favorite designers. She has a classy take on Farmhouse that I enjoy. She is also an amazing cook, so just know that you will be seeing a few recipes she has shared that can be used for low carb lovers. The article I’m sharing
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
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
Fat Bombs are such a treat! There are many variations, but I chose to share this recipe because Fit Mom, goes all out and shares the health benefits of the ingredients she uses. These are delicious and you can keep them in the freezer door so they are ready when the sweet craving hits.
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