Focus Upward

Delight

My "One Word" for 2019

A New Year brings freshness and expectancy.  As a "planner", I want to know what is going to happen next. However, I'm thankful that God, in His infinite wisdom and mercy, allows things to unfold. He prepares me and will sustain me through the ups and downs of life if I will let Him. 

I’m not a person who makes a list . . .

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January 11, 2019

A New Year

Happy New Year!  As I grow older, it seems as if the years are going by faster. As one year closes with memories, another one opens with great hope and expectation. I like to spend the last few days of the old year and the first few days of the new year, reflecting on God's faithfulness. 

My "one word" for 2018 was "Courage". I . . .

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January 01, 2019

Simply Motivate to Courage

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//Happy New Year everyone. Even though we are already 2 weeks into 2018, I feel like I'm still finding my way. I've had it in my mind and heart to write 3 blog posts already and have just not found the motivation (or headspace or time) to sit down and write. So, I'm finding the courage to write again and in . . .

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January 17, 2018

Peace

My "one word" for 2017!

I have taken these first weeks of January 2017 to reflect on 2016 and to ask God what He wants for me in 2017. I had a couple of words in mind but settled on "peace" as my "one word" for 2017.

This word was firmly placed in my mind and heart on January 3rd. This year I'm re-reading Sarah Young's devotional  Jesus Calling and . . .

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January 16, 2017

New Year Reflections

Happy last day of 2016! Looking back on this year, I'm so grateful that the Lord walked with me every step of the way. I know He is always there, but in 2016, I really focused on seeing Him move in my life and in the circumstances around me.

The last few years, instead of making a new year resolution, which I don't usually keep, I've . . .

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December 31, 2016

Introduction

Write 31 Days Challenge

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Come along on a journey with me for the next 31 days!  I've joined the write 31 days challenge (it's not too late for you to join us) hosted by Crystal Stine. During the month of October, I will be sharing stories, pictures and Scripture of how the Lord is helping me to "Focus Upward" on Him. Come back each day to this . . .

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September 30, 2016

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