Saturday, January 1, 2011




Happy New Year!

My theme for 2011 is


“Year of Preparation”


and my word for 2011 is




God promises us in Jeremiah 29:11 a future filled with hope.

For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jer. 29:11 NLT

(I’m memorizing this one!  Want to join Beth Moore in memorizing scripture this year?

 Click here.)


You can read more about my theme for this year here.


I am so thankful for all of you wonderful blog friends.

I’m looking forward to what God has in store for us this year!




  1. Happy New Year, my friend. Hope is the word that has 'running around' in my heart for the past several days. Love your theme for the year. Preparation - should we all be in preparation for what God has planned? That's exactly where I am. In a time of preparation. Only God knows what He's preparing me for! All I need to do is trust.

  2. And I am so thankful for you dear friend. Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a Christian blogging convention?

    To get to meet many of you would be one of the greatest joys!

    We will look forward with hope and preparation with you.

    Happy New Year!


  3. After reading your posts, I asked God for a word for the year as well--and He was faithful to give it! Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Beautiful hope filled post Elizabeth. Praying Continued blessings for you and your family in the new Year.
    Hugs, Sue

  5. This is BEAUTIFUL!! You always blog at the most perfect time!! Each year i collect a Precious Moments figurine for my Christmas tree. The one I got this year is called, "HOPE"!! I am so blessed that God put you in my life, I love you my sweet friend!! XXOO, Damaris

  6. Elizabeth,
    love the simplicity; but yet so powerful. :) Your thoughts spoke to me this morning along with the scripture that is loaded with promise.
    I too like Dianne, would love to be able to meet so many of my dear blogging friends.

  7. My favorite verse... thanks for photographing a perfect picture for it.

  8. love this post. My word is JOY!!! I love Beth Moore.

  9. What a great post and great word for the year! I've seen several people posting a word/phrase for the year. Something I should consider doing, too. :)

  10. Fantastic! I can FEEL the hope that this verse and your photo give!!

  11. This is lovely - hope for things to come!

    from leavesnbloomphotography blog

  12. Wonderful post. Wonderful!

  13. What a great verse to start the year with! Wonderful shot too!

  14. What a beautiful post!! I love love your picture and verse. First time visitor through Snapshot and A Scripture. Love your blog. I can't wait to read more!


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