September 23, 2010

New Look, New Name, New Verse

We're sporting a new look!  I wanted something simple and classic that would last a while and not be too busy.  Marina at Penny Lane Designs had just what I was looking for!  If you're looking for a new blog design, head on over to PLD - there are great pre-designed blog layouts or Marina can make a custom look just for you!

Our new look comes with a name change!  We are finally a family of three and I wanted our blog to reflect that!  I'm assuming we will stay a family of three for a long, long time - that is unless God has other plans for us in regards to more children.  But for now, we are very blessed and happy to be a little family of three!

Over the past few years my life verse has been evolving.  While trying to start our family I found comfort in Jeremiah 29:11.  I needed to know that someone had a plan.  And that we would be blessed in some way.

"For I know the plans for you", declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

His plan was perfect and we were blessed with a baby.  My new life verse during my pregnancy was 1 Samuel 1:27.  This verse is in the nursery and was on Kate's birth announcement.  She is our answered prayers.

"For this child I have prayed and the Lord has granted me my petition."

And now that I have my perfect baby girl in my arms, I am realizing that while our journey to this point was not fun, it was necessary to bring Kate to us.  The Lord's plan was for Alex and I to parent Kate - not our first baby, or any of our other babies that were gone all to soon.  Kate was our plan.  So now I am living by Ecclesiastes 3:11

"He has made everything beautiful in its time"

Not my time, not Alex's time, but God's time. 

10 comments:

Krystina said...

I love the new look! It's beautiful.

~Brit said...

I love the new look and name! It's great :) I also adore Jeremiah 29:11! It acts as a HUGE reminder for me when things go a different way than I have planned.

MJ said...

I love the new look!!

Megan and David said...

Love it!! You seem so happy and at peace.

KJJ Houston said...

LOVE :)

Melissa said...

Love the new look! and the new verse!

Lindsay said...

Love it!

Karen Torres said...

Lindsey love the new site design. Love the scriptures. My favorite. Proud of you and Alex and especially your determination and steadfastness. Hugs, Nanny

vphonegirl said...

Classic and simply. Love It! I personally am a color kinda girl, but this is nice. Love the scripture

Mama Fee said...

Love the blog makeover! I used the same blog designer as you and I LOVE mine too! :)

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