Friends Like Diamonds

It seems to me as if there’s something in the water around here-everyone seems to be getting into relationships, engaged or married! This past Friday I was blessed to witness and celebrate the marriage of a long time friend, Morgan, to a fantastic guy-her Mr. Right, Josiah. I’ve known Morgan since she was five. Now she has not one but two rings on her finger. One of my best friends, Michaela, is Morgan’s older sister, and the maid of honor at the wedding. Both of our ring fingers remain bare-but did that deter us from celebrating, dancing the night away and smiling until our faces hurt? Not one bit. I must’ve hugged Michaela a gazillion times Friday night and we just laughed. I am so grateful that I can laugh with all my friends, no matter what stage of life we find ourselves in. Each of my friends is utterly unique-like a unique facet on each and every diamond. Trust me, I’ve seen a lot of them recently on the hands of my friends!

Romans 12:6 says, Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them…

Through each of my friends, I have been the recipient of much grace. Each of our unique gifts only enhance our friendships, our relationships with family and everyone we come in contact with. What’s funny is that my dearest friends and I-we don’t even go to the same church. But we all serve, love and worship the one true God and further His kingdom in a myriad of ways. Each of our callings is different-but one thing remains the same, one reason I am eternally grateful to God for MOHL. As God’s daughters, our Christian walks are not meant to be walked alone.

Also like diamonds with many facets are the gifts we have that may have been borne through a difficult time or season in life. Diamonds are mined. Then pounded and broken. Then, slowly but surely, diamonds are refined until they gleam and sparkle in the light. Proverbs 17:17 says, A friend loves at all times, and  a brother is born for adversity. Those friends who have stuck by you in the heartbreaking times, the best times and everything in between? Our gracious God gave them to you so you could be drawn closer to Himself, so gifts and skills could be developed by His perfect plan.

I wrote in the back of my book to two such diamond-like friends, I am forever thankful for all you are, all you give, and how you love. Every person we ever come in contact with impacts us and is used by the Lord for His divine purposes, yes, even those no longer in our lives. But there are those you can count on for a lifetime, who have been there for you all along, thanks to the abundant grace of God.

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What Meditations of His Love Has Meant To Rose

By Miss Rose H.

I’ve always loved devotional books. I prefer them to any other genre. They encourage and strengthen me in my walk with God and help me to see the right way.

Meditations of His Love has been like having a devotional geared for me. Every time I get on the blog I’m encouraged and challenged to follow God and His plan for my life.

I love to read what God has been doing in the lives of the authors and readers. It’s also been a great place to connect with other blogger’s who have similar values.

Recently I have been blessed by the Bible Challenge. Reading through the Bible has been a great blessing for me. It helps me remember to keep the Bible as a priority. As my life gets busier, this challenge has helped me to remember to keep my eyes on the God I serve.

So I’m also the newest writer of the group. In some ways it has also been a stretch. Usually I just sit down at my computer and write whatever I’m thinking about. I’ve had to train myself to focus and think about the theme that I’ve been given. But it’s been a good time to grow and learn, and I think that there will be more learning to go. That’s what’s great about life and MOHL, we can grow and learn together sharing our adventures along the way.

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Can it possibly be 2 years?!

A Post by: Melinda

     It’s a foggy, misty day as I write type out this blog post.  I’m thinking that a cup of homemade black chai tea sounds really good right now. :-)  I’m also thinkin’ back to the last year of my authorship on Meditations of His Love.

     I was invited a little over a year now to be a writer for this blog.  It’s been an incredibly fun, encouraging and delightful time of learning, growing, and fellowshipping with the readers and my fellow writers.  I’m honored to be on such an amazing team with such sweet and godly girls!

     As I ponder what it’s really meant to me personally, I can say one thing wholeheartedly.  This experience of writing for MOHL has brought me delight.

Flowers fill my heart with delight…so much more should Jesus fill my heart with unspeakable daily delight! :-)

Delight…in making new friends of both readers and writers.

Delight…in a growing relationship with my Heavenly Prince, Jesus Christ as I search the Scriptures while writing a blog post or while being encouraged, convicted, inspired by a blog post I’ve read by you or the MOHL team.

Delight…in finding new ways to study God’s Word and learn more about Him.

Delight…in discovering more about Jesus and His Word and about the abundant life in Christ from reading and writing.

It’s been a delightful year.  I pray it has been for you as well!  May God bless you all with a heart that delights in His goodness daily!

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What MOHL Means to Me: What A Blessing

Happy Anniversary to Meditations of His Love!

I am amazed at all of the wonderful young ladies who listened to God’s gentle whispers to their heart and began this precious ministry ~ as well as incredibly thankful to them for seeing this to two years! What an inspiring commitment, dedication and obedience to God’s call!

What does MOHL mean to me, personally? For starters, each time I ponder MOHL, I think of our lovely readers. Ya’ll are so faithful to comment and make me smile with your kind words. Also, I grin when I think of the blast we had reading through the Bible together. It was a continual encouragement to visit both the Facebook page and this blog and see how everyone was doing. Ya’ll’s thirst for the Word of God is contagious!! It was such an adventure and thank you to everyone who embarked upon the journey with us!

Perhaps the biggest blessing to me since I joined the team here at MOHL a few short months ago is the fellowship I enjoy with the rest of the young women on the team. I am so glad God brought me here. It is a challenge at times, as I never really wrote on scheduled themes before. But I am delighted with the adventure that comes with being given a topic ~ and God supplying the words, as He is ever faithful to do. What a privilege to join arms with Christ-like women and glorify His name through the words we write. I so enjoy having such good friends!

Lastly, MOHL is a well of encouragement and godly wisdom for me personally. I enjoy reading through each of the posts and exploring the heart of God with each young woman as she listens to His voice and writes as He leads. This blog was a spring of joy, love, and trust in His love for long before I officially joined the team ~ and it continues to be so!

So Happy Anniversary to all who make up the circle of MOHL friends ~ writers and readers alike! The few months I have been on the team it has been a privilege…and I can’t wait to see what God does through MOHL in the future!

Blessings to all,

Rachelle

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Two years of MOHL - My Perspective

I find it hard to wrap my mind around the fact that this little blog has been bloggin’ for 2 whole years now! We started it when I had just turned 18 and now I’m a (slightly more mature) 20-year-old. Goodness! But it has been good. Oh, so good. :)

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at MOHL, being a writer from the very start, helping design the blog headers and buttons to match the gorgeous background Arielle or Arianna (I forgot which) found for us. My fellow writers have grown into my close friends, and I’m getting to know our newer writers well too! It has been so precious to walk together in the Lord for the past two years. All our writers are good friends of mine, but Rachel is the one I’ve come to love most like a sister. I do not have a biological sister, although I’ve longed for one for my whole life, and I don’t have many close friends who live nearby, but Rachel has hugely helped to fill that void! It seems like just when I need a little drop of encouragement most, I get an email from her that completely brightenes my whole day! Thank you for being there for me, Rachel! :) Love you girl!

MOHL as a group has come so far… like some of the other girls have mentioned, we have over 200 readers now that have slowly grown in number. We’ve done quite a bit… but there are still so many possibilities for growth. I’m excited to see what will happen next and how the Lord will use this little devotional blog for his glory!

I am so thankful that we have this God-given opportunity to share our hearts with you, the reader. We write for God first of all, but after that we write for you. You are the reason we keep on keepin’ on, and continue to write our articles and search the scriptures for gems and nuggets of truth to share with you. Each and every one of you is precious both to us, and to God.

So, thank you for reading our Blog! When our readers leave a comment for us, it brings a note of encouragement and helps us keep doing what we’re doing, so if MOHL has been a blessing to you, don’t hesitate to share with us. We don’t have to have comments, but we do love getting them from you. :D

I thank God for this group of girls who write for MOHL, and I thank him for this blog. I pray that the Lord would continue to use this blog to further his Kingdom and for his glory!

Love & Hugs,
Julia

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Two Year Blogiversary: Miss Rachel

Amazing! Two years it’s been since we started this little devotional blog. :D God has brought us through some rough spots, but it’s been an amazing journey so far! :) I just want to share a few of things I’ve learned and things I’m thankful for with you all. :)

#1 ~ Number one has to be my girls here on MOHL. :) Wow, I am soo blessed to be able to be a part of this group! For we truly are sisters in Christ. :) Sharing, praying for one another, encouraging each other in godliness, and so much more! We come from different backgrounds, have varying interests, etc. but God has placed us together to work here and fellowship with each other. Though dear friend’s have come and gone as writer’s on here, each one has been a tremendous blessing to me and has challenged me in so many ways and in so many area’s. :D So, thanks ladies! I love each of you so much! :D

#2 ~ The challenge. Blogging on here has been more different than anything else I’ve ever done before. I would not consider myself a “real” writer. ;) And, I have a hard time saying/writing what I truly mean and what God has placed on my heart. And yet, each time I write, I can feel God here with me, helping me and guiding me as if they were not even my own words. :) When I read some of my old posts, I am sometimes amazed that it was I who was the author…not because it is anything astounding or a great piece of writing, but because my heart is there in each post and I know that God helped me write that and I can see Him using that in the lives of our reader’s. :) I’ve struggled many times with knowing what to write, how to write it, and if it would bless anyone at all when it was finally posted. ;) But through these two years God has used this challenge to release my desires and allow *Him* to work in and through my weak writings. Even if no one else gets a blessing from what I write, God is using this time in my life and my heart for good. :) But I *do* pray that some of my posts over these two years have been a help to you and have blessed you. ;) For I desire most for God to use my posts and for them be used in You! :D

#3 ~ I am thankful for you, dear readers! :) For without you, I would not be so challenged to work hard on my blog posts, to try to make everything here pleasing for you, but the posts to also challenge you. :) Without you, it’d just be 6 girls writing to the “great unknown” of the blogging world. ;) No, we don’t have 3,000+ people reading our blog…but that doesn’t matter. :) For each one God brings, and no matter how few or how many follower’s we have…I feel privileged just to be able to share my heart with others and tell them about Jesus. :) Each of you is special to me and to us. :) So thank you for continuing to read the writings of 6 average young ladies. :)

I have been so excited this year with all that’s gone on - the MOHL 90 Day Bible Reading Challenge, new authors, and the new feature of “Praise & Worship” Sunday’s. :) I read all of the posts that God helps each of us author’s to write, and I am thrilled and astounded that He continues to work in each of our hearts and continues to bring more ladies (and a few guys as well) to this blog who desire to study God’s word. :) I know that the rest of this year will be amazing. I know God is going to, and is, using this blog in amazing ways! :)

“Thus far the LORD has helped us.” {1 Samuel 7:12}

Thank you dear readers and thank you to my MOHL girls! :D
God Bless!
Soli Deo Gloria - (to God *alone* be the glory)!
~Miss Rachel~

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Two years of MOHL - how it all began

Jessica: It’s funny how God works things out. For years, I had prayed for like minded Christian friends and for years, I waited without ever meeting any young ladies that believed in modesty and courtship as I did. My sister and I were new to the blogging world. I can remember asking her who in the world would even be interested in reading the writings of two home-school graduates seeking God’s will and staying at home instead of going to college. Little did I know that there were so many girls in the world who had chosen to be stay at home daughters, wear dresses, and/or do courtship!

Sarah’s blog, “The Destiny of One”, was one of the first blogs I read. I liked her right away and for several weeks we commented back and forth on our blogs. Something clicked with us. After several days of prayer, I asked my parents if it would be okay for me to begin e-mailing her so I could get to know her on a more intimate level. After looking over her blog, my parents gave their consent and I nervously wrote the first e-mail and asked her to be my pen-pal/writing buddy.

Waiting for her reply was agony. What if she didn’t like me nearly as much as I liked her? What if her parents didn’t approve of me and didn’t want me writing their daughter? After years of hoping and praying for like minded Christian friends, what if I once again came up empty? I can remember how nervous I was when I hit the “send” button in my e-mail. I still remember how sweaty and shaky my hands were. I was expecting Sarah and her family would take several weeks to come to a decision. Thus, you’ll understand my surprise when I looked in my e-mail (if memory serves me right) just a day or two later and found, to my great joy and delight, that Sarah’s parents had agreed to my request!
Sarah: I was very lonely. 2008 was a very mixed year for me, one with some wonderful opportunities and some very disappointing moments.  I was eighteen and just getting my footing as a writer.  I had started a blog, finished the first draft of my book, The Destiny of One, and had some articles published.  As I said before though, I was very lonely.
When I got Jessica’s e-mail asking to be my writing buddy/pen-pal I will admit I was scared.  Too many people had said they wanted to be my friend but ended up not having time for me or disagreeing with me on something and not wanting to be my friend anymore.  But I decided to give Jessica a chance and so we started writing back and forth.
Jessica: About a year later, I considered Sarah to be one of my closest friend’s and sister’s in Christ. We chatted about anything and everything and I felt comfortable sharing my personal struggles with her. It had been a while since starting my first blog with my older sister and since then, I had begun writing a second blog, “Literary Pursuits”, in the hopes of encouraging and challenging young writer’s.
The idea for Sarah and I to write a blog together was something God seemed to put on both of our hearts at the same time. If I recall correctly, Sarah suggested the idea first and then I quickly jumped on board, having also had a similar inclination. Unfortunately, I had no idea what type of blog I wanted to write except that I hoped we could co-write with several other young ladies whom I had become friends with through the blog world. Thus, when Sarah suggested we write a devotional blog, my idea of having several writer’s seemed to fit perfectly. The whole thing was Christ lead. I remember praying over it as we began working out the details of how we wanted things run, making up some rules and standards to write by and prayerfully asking each young lady to join in writing with us.
Sarah: To my amazement, we were still writing each other almost a year later.  Not only that, but we were becoming good friends.  I don’t remember who first came up with the idea of doing a blog together (maybe Jessica will remember) but the idea took flight. After a few weeks on e-mailing the idea and getting a couple other friends onboard, (Jessica’s sister, Rachel and, Arianna and her sister Arielle), we started planning our blog.
Jessica: I honestly couldn’t recall how we came up with the name for “MOHL” until I read Sarah’s comment below. I only remembered that the idea originated from one of several verses we considered for a theme verse - the one we now have sprinkled and infused in every post we write. (Psalm 19:14)
In the beginning, we were all full of excitement and couldn’t wait to get started. I remember us posting that very first post as we began designing the blog which said “Coming Soon! - Please Come back on Monday, April 20.” we did a lot of promoting on our own blogs and everyone seemed really ecstatic about it. The first post was written by Sarah and I would add that it was well received as she had ten people comment on it. After that, things just seemed to stick. One post after another, one topic after the next, we worked hard together to write encouraging and challenging posts for our sisters (and brothers) in Christ and were also blessed and encouraged as we worked together towards this common goal as a team.
Sarah: It was hard to come up with a name.  We thought of a few good ones but they were already taken. Finally, Ariel came up with one that ended up sticking; Meditations of His Love.  We were all so excited as we wrote those first few posts.  I remember clearly writing that series on Martha I did, wondering if anyone would like it.  I have to say I was amazed at the overwhelming support we received, even in the beginning.
Jessica: At first, we wrote having each person post once a week. However after the first month or so, we realized that this system wouldn’t work. Already, many of us were feeling overwhelmed by having so many posts to write - especially since all of us wrote on our own blogs as well. After some prayer and consideration, we mixed things up a bit and began writing three posts a week and once and a while putting something up on the weekend. After a while, we sadly said goodbye to Arielle and soon after, her sister Arianna.

After reviewing the blogs of several young ladies and praying over the matter, we voted as a group and chose to extend an invitation to Elizabeth who happily accepted and joined our little group. However, even after this, we were still short a girl. As months went by, we had to say goodbye to Elizabeth and we were once again short by two girls. We all continued to pray and God blessed us with Melinda. Five months later, Rachelle filled the void of our remaining empty writing spot and we were once again a complete team. The most recent change was with me as I stepped out of my role of devotional writing and handed the baton to Rose, Sarah’s younger sister. I then began the MOHL Praise and Worship posts.


Along with the changes in writers, the blog also underwent some changes. After prayerfully considering the pros and cons, we decided to make a facebook page for our blog and also decided to invite our readers to write guest posts. Our blog also had a few image changes in the beginning as our sweet sister in Christ and co-writer, Julia, worked hard to make the blog beautiful. (she designed several headers and gave us a number of backgrounds to choose from.) Thank you Julia for all of your hard work!
Sarah: A lot of things changed about the blog and one of them is the people.  It is bittersweet every time an author has left and another takes her place.  It is bitter because I miss Arielle, Arianna, and Elizabeth, who have gone on to other things.  It is sweet because I have had the pleasure of getting to know Melinda, Rachelle and sharing MOHL with my sister, Rose.
Jessica: It’s amazing what God does in our lives. I’m not at all the girl I was when we started writing a few years ago and neither are any of the other writers no matter how short or long they have been writing for us. We’ve grown right along with each and every reader as we worked together to bring glory to God and encourage one another. Yet, despite the changes in each of us and within the many posts and pages of our blog, God has remained the same. Ever faithful and true, He continues to bless as we continue to work hard for Him. Each day, God helps us to reach out to our sisters (and sometimes brothers if they can get past all the pink!) and grow as we study and read His word. I look forward to seeing where God takes us as we enter into our third season of blogging.
Sarah: MOHL now has over 200 followers and is growing.  However, I am more excited to see the lives that we are touching.  I know that I have read posts on this blog that have encouraged as well as convicted me as I’m sure you have.  I hope that in the next two years we will learn more about God’s love than we have in the past two years and that God will continue to allow us to share our meditations with you.
Jessica: To be honest, I didn’t think much about what kind of legacy this blog would lead to in my life. Aside from reaching out to my sisters in Christ and honoring God, I didn’t think much further than that. However, as the years have gone by, I am amazed at the work that God has done through this little blog of ours. The lives we’ve touched, the girls we’ve gotten to know, the lessons we’ve learned and the posts we’ve written are leaving a trail of breadcrumbs as it were and I didn’t even know that I had a hole in my pocket! It’s such a blessing to know that the post I write today could bring encouragement to someone two or three years from now. Though we may not always get comments on our posts, God has us each writing for a reason and it is so exciting to know that the things I write are being used of God to further His kingdom.

I’ve come a long way from the newly graduated little girl I was when we started. God has blessed me by answering my prayer and giving me so many like minded young women as friends and sisters in Christ. Through His work in bringing us together, I’ve grown so much and am truly blessed to have been a part of this wonderful work. Even a little blog can make a difference for God’s kingdom if there is a desire to bring glory and honor to God. I am so thankful that He allowed me to be a part of it!
Sarah: I feel like Jessica and I are sisters we are so close and MOHL was a big part of that.  Together we have labored over blog posts, encouraged and been encouraged by each other and the other authors, and grown in our faith.  I hope that will be the legacy and the impact that MOHL leaves on everyone who reads it; to encourage girls in their faith and connect them with friends.
With Much Love,
Sarah and Jessica
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One Year of MOHL; Melinda

By: Melinda

Soon after I started my blog in late August of last year, I found an encouraging blog called Meditations of His Love. =) I enjoyed the inspiring devotionals and found the blog to be a great encouragement.  I followed quietly for some time, not really even imaging that one day, I would also be a writer for this blog.

In January, when the blog asked for new author applications, I prayed and asked God if He wanted me to apply.  I felt I had the “go ahead,” so I applied and a few weeks later, Sarah sent me a sweet email telling me I was the new author.  I was…well…flabbergasted! :)  Really though, it was very exciting for me.

The last couple months that I have been on the team have been so encouraging!  The ladies on the MOHL team have been an inspiration and blessing, and they have been so gracious in helping me get started in my “duties.”  I have been strengthened in my relationship with the Lord by writing for this blog.  I have learned so much.

I look forward to another year of Meditations of His Love and pray it continues to strengthen others and myself in our relationship with God.

Happy Birthday, MOHL! :)

Melinda

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MOHL has been a blessing to me!

A post by Julia

My, my, how time does fly! :D It’s so exciting to be celebrating one year of Meditations of His Love. I can hardly believe it’s been a whole year since we started up this little devotional blog. What a growing and learning process it’s been for me!

I was the last of the original authors to join the MOHL team, and Rachel and Jessica were the girls who pulled me into the group – I’m ever so glad they suggested me to the other girls, when they were looking for one more writer! :D Of course, I had a lot of questions to ask, and Sarah patiently answered them all… and then I accepted the invitation to join! That was when the fun began for me. :D

It was such a wonderful experience for me to help design the blog, making the header and the blog buttons to match the background we chose. And it was a very special moment for me when I found the verse that was destined to become our theme verse, and my personal motto to live by… Psalms 19:14. “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in they sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.” I always feel like there should have been an exclamation point at the end! ;) What a wonderful thing it would be if all my spoken words and heart’s meditations were acceptable in the sight of God! :D I’m so glad he cares so much about me, and is patient while I am learning the life lessons he teaches.

We started out doing a post every day, but as that ended up being too much of a flood for writers and readers alike, we changed to 3 posts a week. Together we moved through challenging and inspiring topics, suggested and agreed upon by all of us girls. Although lately it’s been a scramble for me to get my posts done on time…… (I’m sorry, ya’ll) writing for the MOHL blog has been one of the best experiences of my life.

Digging deeper into God’s word, being accountable to put out something meaningful at a certain time, has made me stretch and grow and get farther along in my walk with the Lord, and for that I am very thankful. It’s opened my eyes and my heart. I hope that in some way, this devotional blog has touched and encouraged you as well. Don’t be afraid to share with us your thoughts and feelings – it’s always such an amazing encouragement for us authors to hear from all of you!

New things are in store, and we’re already looking for ways to help Meditations of His Love expand and grow, reaching a rapidly rising number of young ladies. We started a Facebook page, and we’ve already got some fans! :D If you would be interested in writing for us, there’s always a guest week popping up here and there, where we post submissions from you readers! :D

And I would like to take this opportunity to share how much I appreciate my fellow authors! You girls are wonderful, godly women, and I have been incredibly blessed to know each and every one of you. May God’s richest blessings be poured out in your lives!
Love & Hugs,
Julia

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One Year of MOHL; Rachel

Written by: Miss Rachel

I can hardly believe it’s been one year already! :D It seems like just the other day we were all discussing the ins and outs of how to start this little blog. We had to discuss the way we wanted the blog to be and listen to the Lord’s leading on how “HE” wanted it to be. :) God has truly blessed this little group of young ladies, who are just sharing their hearts and what He is teaching them. :)


I joined the group right in the beginning, along with my sister Jessica. :) Along the way I have grown closer to friends I knew, made new friends, and then said goodbye (just on here though) to some as well. I never imagined I could grow so close to them, even sharing my deepest fears, struggles, and dreams with them. :) When I joined the group, I thought it would be a great way to keep myself digging into my own devotions, as I have struggled with consistency in the past and keeping up with them. I also thought it would be fun. ;) I had one fear though…even though Jessica and I had begun a blog of our own, I still didn’t believe in my own writing abilities or my knowledge of the bible. But through writing on here, having a set time to share, and a “category” to go by, He has helped me to feel more comfortable in my abilities to write and share His word. It’s amazing what God can do through one person who trusts Him and is willing to follow His plans…even if we are still a little unsure of ourselves and our abilities. ;)

I never thought of how God would use this blog to challenge me! :D He has taught me so much this past year by working along side these girls and digging into His word to see what things He would have me share with you all for my own personal posts! :) I also have learned from each of these young ladies through the posts they write each week, and they are a great encouragement to me! :D

God has used our theme verse(s) for this blog in many ways with me this year…which I find so fascinating! :D Our theme verse for the blog is…

“Let the words of my mouth,
and the meditations of my heart,
be acceptable in thy sight, o Lord,
my strength, and my redeemer.
” ~ Psalm 19:14

I have given much thought to this verse this entire year, and God continues to bring it to my mind during the week in so many ways (through songs I hear, books I read, just looking through my bible on a day I need comfort and guidance, etc.). It truly challenges me in my Christian walk, to be a better young woman and to really watch what I say. The “words of my mouth” need to be pleasing to the Lord and honorable and worthy of being His child…if I am not speaking in a kind manner or in a loving manner, then I am not pleasing Him. I also want “the meditations of my heart”…the thoughts of my heart…to be pleasing to Him as well. :) I want my heart pure before Him, so I need to be careful of what I watch, read, listen to, etc. so that my heart does not stray from doing His will. For me, this particular part also reminds me of how I need to keep my heart pure before marriage and keep it only for my future spouse (Lord willing). I do not want my heart to stray and to get carried away with worldly “thoughts” about young men. So any time I start to struggle with any of these things, either my words or my heart, I remember this verse, and strive to do better with His help. :)

I also never thought how many young ladies God would bring to our little blog here! :) Of course every blogger wants the things they have to say to be read by others and to be a blessing…but at the beginning, I wasn’t sure how many would really want to read a blog strictly about devotionals and written by a group of young blogging ladies. ;) Lol! We each prayed right from the beginning that the Lord would help this blog grow and that it would be a blessing to many and that He would use it for His glory. :) Each of you who continues to read this little blog have been such a blessing to us. It is wonderful to have the privilege of writing things and trying to listen to what God would have us share that will be a blessing to you and help you (and us!) to grow spiritually. :) And it’s such a joy to be able to get to know YOU all as well! :D

God has done so much with us and this little blog in just one year, and I can’t wait to see what year 2 looks like! :D Thank you all again so very much for your support of us! :) We couldn’t do it without you! ;)

Love in Christ!
~Miss Rachel~

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