Happy New Year 2016

Trust in the Lord

Many people choose a verse, a word, or a theme for the new year. My personal theme for 2016 is The Year of Outward Focus. (I want to zero in on how I can honour God and bless others.)

How about you? Do you have a theme for the coming year? What’s your #1 goal for 2016?

If you would like to read the surrounding verses of Proverbs 3, I encourage you to pop by biblegateway.com

Sunshine for Rainy Days


Walking in the Rain

This was first published on Kimberley Payne’s blog.

Unlike some people I find the rain peaceful and soothing. However, it can put a damper (pardon the pun) on physical activity and other essentials of life.

Here are some fun tips for the four areas Kimberley covers here and on her podcast, where she calls it “the BEEP round”:
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Happy Heart Day

What do I love?


rays of sunlight streaming through the trees


diamonds dancing on the water

Autumn Tree

autumn’s brilliance


sunsets on the water


a fun surprise

But more than that . . .

I love the fact that you popped by today.

Wherever you are . . . whatever you’re doing . . .

I hope you have a Happy Heart Day!

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV