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September - Share Four Somethings

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Wow, 9 months finished, just 3 more to go in 2021! Yes, it's time once again for Share Four Somethings! 

Last month I was looking ahead to new eyeglasses! My prescription didn't change too much, but I was ready for new frames. Here is a side-by-side with my old glasses/new glasses; and happy to report I can . . .

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September 29, 2021

Celebrating 5 Years!

(and a Five Minute Friday Exercise)

Silvrback blog imageYes, you read that correctly! 5 years ago on this very day, I wrote my first blog! 

I started this blog because of the gentle nudging from the Lord. A friend at a conference also shared a "word from the Lord" that there was "writing in my fingertips". Over the years, I have trusted Him with what He has given me. I feel that my . . .

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September 22, 2021

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

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

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