Category Archives: Cottage Life

God’s Rythm of Rest

A thoughtful approach to including rest in our lives  One of the first things I do when I get to the cottage is remove my watch. The minute I walk through the door, time becomes unimportant. We eat when we’re … Continue reading

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Three Little Words

These three little power-packed words stopped me in my tracks. I’ve been waylaid by summer company which has led to lots of good conversation and family reunions, breakfasts at the local diner and cruising through antique shops. I’m also trying to finish a book of child immigrant stories. And in the back of my mind I’m composing a Bible study on Romans 3 for the end of September. I enjoy all of these things but in the midst of them I sometimes feel I’ve drifted away from God. Then, these words – Continue reading

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Rhythm of Rest

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One of the first things I do when I get to the cottage is remove my watch. The minute I walk through the door, time becomes unimportant. We eat when we’re hungry, read till we fall asleep. We sit on … Continue reading

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Deep Breathing for the Soul

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A large white cross stands on a hill, our indication to turn right onto a gravel road. Dust clouds billow behind us. After a few miles, we turn left onto Jerusalem Road and drive by cows at pasture. Glimpses of … Continue reading

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Guiding Lights

 Near the end of a sizzling summer day, my husband I launched our boat into a nearby bay. We anchored in a narrow strip between two rocky islands where we could count on a cool breeze and a pickerel or … Continue reading

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Look Up

A warm night at the cottage, a camp fire. In rural darkness, the sky shows its glory. Between the tree tops, looking straight up, stars sparkle like crystal, vying for space, nearly bumping into each other. “Look up,” we say … Continue reading

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Monarchs Welcome Here

Sunlight filtered through the maples at the back of the property. I grabbed my camera. As I entered Continue reading

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Every Particle of Creation Praises God, including my Pudding Stone

One day as we waded through the water close to a dock we found a large stone with lots of pudding in it. We dragged it to shore and Continue reading

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