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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

New Name, New Look

When I started this blog it was all about Elijah and our adventures. So we named it Elijah's Adventures, but it's not just about him anymore! I've been wanting to change the name of the blog since Ethan arrived but i'm really no good at coming up with catchy names off the top of my head. I wish I were, but it's evidently just not one of my gifts. =)

As i was thinking about it I knew I wanted the name to point to the Lord. It's because of Him that I am who I am and have what I have. He's been there for our family through the rough spots and has richly blessed us with so much.

I've come to realize how good He really is. He is kind and loving. Everything He does is in our best interest. Even when it may hurt us for a while. And we may not understand why He is doing what He's doing, we can trust His heart that He really does have our good in mind.

It's also my desire that what ever our story is that it will bring Him glory. I pray that what ever challenges come our way that we will handle them with the grace He gives us and that they would bring Him honor and praise.

As we learn to live more and more like Jesus every day may we become smaller and let Him become larger. So that when people look at us they can see Him!

So that's where the name of our blog came from. For Our Good and His Glory

We'll keep it for a while and see how it goes. It may change again in the future, you never know. I've never been one to get stuck in a rut! =) As you've probably noticed from the frequent back ground changes!

I love you all.

Thank you
SO much for following along with us though our blog. I love seeing your faces in my side bar. And i love reading your comments. You encourage me and make me laugh and have been great company for this stay at home mommy!

And even those of you who never comment but are there faithfully following along. Thank you too!

12 comments:

Brittany Ann said...

Yay! I love the new name! And I think you're pretty good at coming up with catchy titles. I love your new title because it's an excellent reminder to all of us, as we're all called to live our lives in the principle you've so aptly summed up in your new blog title! Love you, dear friend!

Mrs. Rabe said...

I love the new title! Very good, and you are so right that He does everything for our good!

Sherri said...

Love everything new!!!!! It fits so well! Love you friend! XOX

Becky K. said...

Great Title.

l♥ving life as mommy and wife! said...

I love it!

Randi Troxell said...

i love the new name too... its great, and God is so good!

Ruth said...

Love the new name. Also love the photo of your family.

Ruth said...

Love the new name. Also love the photo of your family.

simplebeauty said...

I really do like the new blog name and layout! Very nice :O)

Lori said...

Love the new look. I tried adding your button to our page but it's not working.

*~*a.l.s*~* said...

you are an amazing Godly example to all of us! Thank you for sharing the paths that God takes you down with us!

*~*a.l.s*~* said...

PS let me know if you want a new button reflecting your new name!