Monday, December 31, 2012

 
 
For some reason, the older I get, the less comfortable it feels to wish others a "Happy New Year" .... it seems a bit superficial.
"Happy" does not seem to be a realistic word to use in today's world.
So, instead, using the words and insights of a most gifted writer, Roy Lessin, in his book, "Meet Me in the Meadow," I will share what he wrote, that spoke to my heart today;
 
"May you be blessed with;
 
~ Comfort as you mourn:
~ Peace when you are troubled;
~ Grace when you are needy;
~ Courage when you are afraid;
~ Strength when you are weary;
~ Faith when you are doubting;
~ Hope when you are uncertain;
~ Tenderness when you need to be assured;
~ Wisdom when you need to know the way."
 
Yes, that is what I wish for you at the beginning on another year.
 



I have so enjoyed my past year in blogland.  Many are the times that I walk past my computer and think that possibly I should do a new post, and the well is dry:)  It is most gracious of you all to visit this blog to see what "justalittlesomethingfor you" may be.  You visit, sometimes you comment, and you send encouraging emails that continue to be a real blessing in my daily life. 

Blogging offers fun and inspiration just like a new magazine does for me.  Sometimes when I have spare moments of time, I find it most fascinating to visit all my favorites and find new places of beauty and creativity.  My list keeps growing and I am so thankful for all that I learn through my blogging journeys.

 So to each and everyone of you, thank you.  I feel so blessed!

Wishing you "joy" in the New Year ahead! 

6 comments:

Lorraine said...

Happy New Year dear blogging Friend!

Debbie said...

I love the words you posted here...your right, it says it all just perfectly.

You have so blessed me in 2012, and I wish you joy, happiness, peace, and love in 2013!

Marty said...

Praying God's blessings for you and your family in the New Year.
Your blog is always a REAL, cheerful and encouraging visit.

Thoughts on Life and Millinery. said...

Thank you for your blessings! Oh praying that God indeed will be gracious to our land and people in the coming year. He is faithful to those who live and follow his ways, may such folks numbers increase!

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

Thank-you for the words of Roy Lessin you passed along...such a beautiful blessing for New Year's. I have so enjoyed my visit's over here in blogdom with you in 2012...and look forward to returning in the new year. 'Blessed' New Year to you and yours.

Anneliese said...

Thank you, Judy... beautiful words, saying so much more than Happy New Year. I wish you the same back ... may God's grace be sufficient for every day and give you joy. I give you one of my favorite verses.. Psalm 84:11

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