One day this past week I had one of those “Wow!” moments when I realized that I’m going to be celebrating a significant birthday this year! It was more of a “Are you kidding me?!” kind of wow, rather than a “hurrah!” one, but it made my eyebrows lift and my jaw drop!
I had another one of those “Wow!” moments today when I realized that this blog will celebrate it’s Tenth Anniversary in August! With over 2,300 posts under its belt, I’m amazed at what God has done, via my desire to begin on this blogging journey in 2008!
I love looking into the stats to see what posts were read the most. Here are some of them from the last year:
Why I Choose Not To Drink Alcohol
That’s What Friends Are For
Ten Things This Mom Would Do Again
My New Heroes
How To Tell If a Child Is Ready To Be Saved
Refresh Your Pastor
Help Your Husband Live Joyfully With You
Meal Planning for Family Vacation
Fall Favorite Foods
Being Intentionally Thankful
Hot Chocolate Mug Cake
I wouldn’t be doing this if no one was interested in reading, and I want to thank each of you who read, comment and encourage me so often. This has been a great writing outlet, a tool as a ministry to women, and an answer to prayer. When I asked the Lord to open doors for me to minister to women, this was one avenue that He brought to my mind. I’ve loved it and have poured my heart into each post, video and even picture attached.
I am truly overwhelmed when I meet people and they tell me they read my blog. Thank you for spending your valuable time to consider my simple thoughts. I so enjoy meeting those of you that are strangers to me – either in person or via your comments. Many of your names are in my prayer journal, as you’ve asked me to pray for you or your family. I pray for lost husbands, children, grandchildren, moms who are widows, and some women who are desiring to bear a child. The needs are many, but my God is able, and it is my blessing to help carry your burden!
Thanks again for reading!
That being said, I’d like to ask a few questions in closing, regarding my blog.
- What are the posts/subjects you enjoy most here on RefreshHer?
- What would you like to see more of in the future? I write on refreshing your heart, home and life, so I do want to stick to those categories.
- If you’re married and could attend a marriage session for women, what would you appreciate hearing that would help you most in your relationship with your husband?
If you want to remain anonymous, you can answer those questions in an email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Thank in advance for your help!
I pray your weekend is full of encouragement and refreshment as you attend a Bible preaching church!