Saturday, January 21, 2012

Happy Birthday...

Today is a great day in our home!  My dear, sweet hubby turns 50 today! We don't have anything really big planned for today, but we did just get back from 4 days at Boyne Mountain.  Time to relax, change the scenery and just be together.  It is always good to step back and reevaluate things and be refreshed. We are so grateFUL we had that time.

So this morning I got up and made Pannekaken (Norwegian pancake) and Canadian bacon for breakfast.  No cake, but I did serve Luke a fried cake for his birthday celebration.

"For You, Lord, have made him most blessed forever; You have made him exceedingly glad with Your presence." Psalm 21:6

Praying birthday blessings all over my hubby today and in the years to come! Choosing to live today... with a grateFUL HEART! *carin*

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Peace in 2012...

I am so sorry I have not posted in almost a month! Our Christmas was great! We kept everything very low key this year, which was nice and relaxing! Peaceful was what we were striving for.

Which brings me to the card I want to share... it was one of my Christmas card designs and it fits with this post:

I can feel there may be big changes in 2012! There are things that God is working on in me.  I have this overflowing burst in my heart from all He is showing me... it is exciting and a little scary at the same time.  I know if I take my focus off God I could easily be overwhelmed.  I was reading in James 4 today, where it talks about just getting through today... that was just what I needed.  I know I only need to get through the next moment and then the next moment after that.  God gives me the strength I need to take that next breath... if I expect more than that then I am doing it on my own.  And if I can do it on my own then I will "boast" in my own strength and what glory does that bring to God? I will share more when I am able, but for now I just need to take that next breath! *Ü*

with a grateFUL HEART, carin