A New Years Prayer

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

May God make your year a happy one!

Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain,

But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes;

Not by making your path easy,

But by making you sturdy to travel any path;

Not by taking hardships from you,

But by taking fear from your heart;

This is a whole oyster farm!

Not by granting you unbroken sunshine,

But by keeping your face bright, even in the shadows;

Not by making your life always pleasant,

But by showing you when people and their causes need you most,

and by making you desirous to help.

God's love, peace, hope and joy to you for the year ahead.


 (This poem was copied from a blog somewhere ( it's been in draft almost 12 months) ~ I'd love to link if it's from you so please let me know! )

Happy New Year Friends!  

I hope you have a wonderful time celebrating this year of 2014 that the Lord has blessed us with!

~All photos are taken from our 'eco tour' we took along the Manning River during our surprise summer holiday to the beach over Christmas!  I'm not sure that the cruise was worth the title it was given, but it certainly was beautiful out on the river & a great way to keep cool! ~

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