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10 Encouragements for the New Year!

Here are ten encouragements to inspire you to get a good grip on making improvements in your life this year. You already know these, but if you do them, all your other resolutions should fall into place.

1) Gather up all the negative events of the year now closing: its sins, weaknesses, and failures; its heartaches and griefs. All that filled your year.
2) Lay them at the foot of the Throne. Turn your back on them and leave them all there.
3) Stand bravely at the threshold of this New Year and expect to see it filled with amazing surprises and God’s promises.
4) Walk through the portal of the New Year unburdened, forgiven, and free.
5) Walk arm in arm with your Beloved Lord into the unknown of each new day.
6) Walk wherever the light of His love and protection guide you.
7) Spend time each day leaning upon the breast of your Beloved.
8) Share with Him all your heart’s desires and disappointments, all your joys and hurts, and He will share with you all His love, guidance, comfort, and …

Simple Womans Daybook for December 2018

For Today

Looking out my window... it is a beautiful winter day outside and very quiet

I am thinking... how can my son be 31 today?


I am thankful... that God listens and answers prayers and loves me even when I am not always where I need to be with Him

One of my favorite things...my new Garmin fitbit my hubby got me for Christmas
I am wearing...sweats and Children's Miracle Hospital Tshirt
I am creating...plans to get my house and life in order for the New Year


I am watching...still watching Hallmark Christmas movies with Billy

I am reading... nothing other than my bible at the moment, going to be starting reading in Psalms in January with a group online
I am listening to... nothing at the moment

I am hoping... for God to answer prayers I am boldly praying right now for big needs

I am learning... how we have to make time for what is truly important and for me in the new year it will be God,me,Billy,kids, grandkids and then others

In the kitchen... new copper pots and pans and dishes and soon …

One Word 2018

Change is the word I feel the Lord is leading me to in 2018.  Change can be bad, change can be good but change will happen. There are changes I need to make in 2018 and I am looking to the Lord to see what and how this goes.  I appreciate prayers that I will make the ones I need to make.  Prayers that I will accept the things I can not change.  Prayers I will look to and lean on God in these changes.  This is my word and my prayer for 2018! What changes will you be making?   What one word will you choose or accept for 2018?