Wow! I just received a message from Word Press wishing me a happy one year anniversary! The year has certainly flown by. What a year it has been!
I started out a year ago with the thought that although I would never consider myself a writer, it might be fun to learn about blogging and would be a great way to put my random thoughts about my experiences and my walk with the Lord into a journal type setting. My desire was that perhaps some of what I write might be helpful or be a blessing to someone.
Was I ever surprised, and still am, when others started following my blog, many of whom shared that they were helped or received a blessing from something I shared; that they could relate to things I’ve said. I feel blessed to have made acquaintances and developed friendships with fellow bloggers all over the world! A great example is the wonderful feeling I had, and still have, during my recent surgery and recovery in knowing that people, friends and family alike, were praying for me on FIVE continents! That is just so awesome and mind-boggling! I cannot thank you enough! You all made a big difference in how the Lord helped me with my recovery.
God bless you all for caring so much and for making me feel like I am truly a part of this blogosphere we all share. I have learned so much and continue to learn from you all. So many of you have played a significant role in my growth as I grow ever closer to our Lord Jesus Christ. I thank God for you every day. So, Lord willing, here’s to another year of growth and many blessings for each of us. You make me smile! As C.S. Lewis says “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.”
I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers. Philemon 4.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5)