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I am Sandra - faithful steward. listener. shepherd. dream believer. hard worker. collects brass bells, boots. Jesus follower. contented. star gazer. homemaker. farmer. prayer warrior. country woman. reader. traveler. writer. homebody. living life large.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Year's Eve

"Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve.
Middle age is when you're forced to."
~ Bill Vaughan ~

"So teach us to number our days, 
that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom."
~ Psalm 90:12 ~ 

Blessings ~ another year of God keeping me safe ~ His blessings ~ His plans ~ hope for the coming year ~


  1. True. Good verse. I'll go to bed and sleep soundly until the guns and firecrackers wake me up. :D
    God be with you in the coming year, and may God continue to bless our great country.

  2. Happy New Year Sandra. May the year bring everything you hope for. HUGS B

  3. When Bill and I were newlyweds we hosted many high school kids for a long evening and a breakfast when the new year came. We were very young, but it was hard to make it until midnight even then! We'll be in bed early, just like we are every night. We always sleep through our evenings! Funny!
    I hope you take a drink of something nice, curl up in your flannel nightgown, keeping your toes warm in fuzzy boots and receive His great covering of love. He keeps you. He loves you. He uses you.

  4. Sandra, such a beautiful tree in your picture, and I like the quotes as well. Have a safe and happy 2015.

  5. Thank you for sharing the beautiful scripture... wishing you a Happy New Year!

  6. Happy New Year to you and may your blessings be abundant in 2015!

  7. Well, it seems that I am forced to stay up late :o)))
    Happy New Year , Sandra!!!

  8. A beautiful landscape photo and a wise scripture. I do appreciate Mr. Vaughns views of Youth and Middle Age on New Year's Eve. Makes me wonder if he made it to his Golden Years and what he would say about ringing in the New Year. Happy New Year, Sandra!
    Sue at CollectInTexas Gal

  9. Happy new year, Sandra. Peace is a good thing, indeed. ♥

  10. From my heart to yours Sandra, may His Richest blessings overflow your life this new year. Thank you for your prayers for my health; I'll know more in another week.

  11. Happy New Year, Sandra! I'm an early to bed person on New Year's Eve. I might watch some reruns of people on the other side of the world greeting the new year, but that will be it! :) Love the scripture.

  12. Happy New Year to you...God's blessings in the year to come! I will continue to say a prayer for you when I visit here...may 2015 bring you the changes you desire and exciting new opportunities...!

  13. That is a wonderful scripture verse to start this new year off with.

    It was a rather quiet New Year's eve, maybe it was because of drippy weather. I was glad though.

    May 2015 be a great year for you dear Sandra ~ FlowerLady

  14. I am wishing you a very Happy New Year Sandra,

    Your post is beautiful and May our Blessings be Rich with Love!

    Smiles, Cyndi

  15. Thinking about you Sandra and wishing you many blessings in this new year we have. Love you!

  16. Truth! We were in bed by 8:45 reading then sound asleep until midnight. Gun shots and fireworks. Freaked out dog til 2:30. I need a nap. Or strong coffee. Or both.

  17. So did you force yourself to stay up until midnight? I hope it was a cozy new year's eve. JOY be yours in 2015.

  18. My little town sent out an email inviting everyone, young and old, to come and take a hand at ringing the church bells at midnight. I read the message, and laughed and laughed. Maybe if they were doing it at sunset...

    Happy New Year, Sandra! I hope 2015 will bring you everything you are hoping for, but I feel SURE it will bring you everything you need :)

  19. Happy Happy New Year!!! Blessings from Missouri!!!

  20. WONDERFUL post!
    May you have a blessed new year.
    God bless,

  21. Oh I am counting my days and trying to do better every day. Lot's of love to you and Happy New Year.

  22. Dear Sandra, wishing you a wonderful new year filled with many blessings. Thank you for your inspiring posts and friendship. I look forward to many more fun visits.
    God Bless~~
    Joy to you XOXO


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