Showing posts from January, 2011

Looking Back, Looking Forward

It is good to give thanks to the LORD  And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;  To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning  And Your faithfulness by night,  (Psalms 92:1-2 NASB) Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.  (Philippians 3:13-14 NASB) As I enter 2011, am am heartened by God's immense patience with me and faithfulness to Himself in 2011.  I see the balance of anticipating His lovingkindness in the future and proclaiming His faithfulness in the past.  In all of this, I anticipate a stronger and sharper focus on the light of Christ as He shines in, through, and among the communities of which I am a part. I was encouraged by the above 'Wordle', which is a graphical representation of the words that have appeared most frequently in this blog in 2010.  I trust