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I need a vacation. Ever think it would be nice to just have a break from life for a while? I have. I’ve always wanted to own a cottage. This wouldn’t be a normal cottage, though. This would be a cottage far away from all civilization. The front would open up to giant rolling hills of green, with lush trees interspersed throughout the landscape like stars in a night sky.

The back of the cottage would have a rustic dock with a rowboat tied to it. The calm lake would be as clear as crystal, like floating on a lake of glass. There would be no noise except for the chirping of birds, the playful banter of chipmunks, and the hushed whisper of the wind gently blowing the grass.

I’ve always had a desire to be able to sit on top of a grassy hill and overlook flowing grasslands. Actually, it wouldn’t really matter what I was overlooking. I could overlook a smoggy city for all I care. Anything can look beautiful from a distance. But elevation gives a sense of power. Sitting on top of a hill, just looking down on a landscape would give me such a great chance to think and just let God get ahold of my life.

Now, I know that I should be happy for what I have, and I really am. We’re all dealt the cards we have, and our responsibility is to manage them the best we can. So I’ve been given…Continue Reading