To bring a smile to my face, I chose the special apricot colored flip-flops with burlap bag and tiny purse for my summer pool days. … Read More Bring Your Own Sunshine
Back in those days, we memorized a verse for each letter of the alphabet. We still remember those essential scriptures now!… Read More Light tomorrow with today!
I enjoy displaying my cherished items fondly and lovingly. Any surface can be suitable for a collection of Transfer ware… in a cupboard, on a wall, in a tray, on a widow sill… the possibilities are endless. Professional decorators require that the connection of one item in a collection to another is clear. But I believe that collecting the things that appeal to me increases their appeal to others who see them. At least in my home, this has been my experience — that others notice and become more fond of the items on display. … Read More Give me the Luxuries
What on earth is God up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of – throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards.… Read More The Builder…
Children are excellent memorizers. They also love poems and fun quotes. We began to have little one on one sessions with each child during free time, and I was amazed at the ease in which poems were memorized and recited perfectly within days of teaching/practicing.… Read More Recitations as in Days of Old
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” … Read More In Acceptance Lies Peace
“That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. In me thou see’st the twilight of such day… As after sunset fadeth in the west; Which by and by… Read More Old Time Classic Poetry
Living each day with Eternity in mind… … Read More The Cottage’s Quote of the Week