Wednesday, January 1, 2014

God's plans for the New Year

January 1, 2014

Come to Me with a teachable spirit, eager to be changed.  A close walk with Me is a life of continual newness.  Do not cling to old ways as you step into a new year.  Instead, seek My Face with an open mind, knowing that your journey with Me involves being transformed by the renewing of your mind.  As you focus your thoughts on Me, be aware that I am fully attentive to you.  I see you with a steady eye because My attention span is infinite.  I know and understand you completely; My thoughts embrace you in everlasting Love.  I also know the plans I have for you; plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  Give yourself fully to this adventure of increasing attentiveness to My Presence.

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will

Some of you know that 2013 from August through Friday December 27th was extremely stressful.  Brent works for Grand Valley Power and has for almost 13 years.  We thought we were here, in Fruita on Grandma's farm of almost 10 acres, her little cabin and our home FOREVER.  This was our inheritance for our boys.  When we went to our favorite little mountain town, Lake City this past summer Brent was offered an amazing opportunity to go back to work for Gunnison County Electric.  He work for them in Lake City and Crested Butte!  This was our chance to move back to this little place, a good job, #1 school in the state, with only 79 kids in the school!  So turn our world upside down.......yes, we wanted to go, no, we didn't.  Brent had to talk to his mom, uncle and aunt about us moving and selling this place of ours.  They all gave us their blessing.  We had decided that we would only go IF it all fell into place easily.  HA!  We wanted to sell the entire place together.  Our realtor said we would do better splitting this places.  Offers, backouts, etc. all the way up until December 27th.  We are done, staying here......God has a better plan and I am looking forward to it!!!!!  We can still go and camp in our favorite town and back to plans of Brent and I retiring there some day.  
Happy New Year 2014 here we come!

Love and hugs, 

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