Lord. . . as I cross each river . . . .

. .. and I take baby steps. . .day by day. .

.. .and I look for the beauty in each moment .. .

May I be reminded that you are by my side . .
from morning till morning . . .
You alone are worthy .. .of my praise. . .
Thank you Jesus. . for loving me. .
May I be pleasing to you . . .
I don't mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection! But I keep working toward that day when I will finally be all that Christ Jesus saved me for and wants me to be. No dear friends, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us up to heaven.
Philippians 3:12-14
All for now. . .with love,


  1. Ohh ..how beautiful and beautifully said ! I share your heart desire and your goals!

    Happy first day of 2009 !!!!! It is an amazing white wonder-world that greeted me this morning! AND I think it might be snowman-snow....which we have not had this winter yet !

  2. Love it! Love that giant shadow step...

  3. Amen, Lovella! Happy New Year...

  4. May you be blessed with God's peace throughout the coming year...

  5. Happy New Year! You've expressed what many of us desire. I'm wondering what we'll be writing on January 1, 2010!

  6. What a wonderful prayer to start the new year! I'll just say 'Amen'!

  7. What worthy words. I can feel the meaning in each breath and picture.
    May your family keep enjoying each other.

  8. I'm being so uplifted today as I read the thoughts of so many believers on blogger.
    This is just great.....like farmgirl cyn said..."let's use the world wide web for HIS glory"

    stop over for more inspiration

  9. Oh, Lovella! How beautiful! Your words truly touched my heart! Happy New Year!

  10. Love those verses! How those words written 2000 years ago sound like they are written today . . . for us! Thank you, once again . . .
    Let us continue to find ways to encourage each other.

  11. Happy New Year to you my blogger friend.

  12. I'm a day late, but I hate to let a post slip by without leaving a comment! (We have finally returned from our trip...and we extended it by an extra day!)

    Amen! I love this post!

    Happy New Year to your and your family!


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