Simple Inspirations for the New Year

"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." John 14:27

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." Martin Luther King Jr.

"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." Mother Teresa

"Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness." Is 41:10,

"Consecrate yourself to God in the morning; make this your very first work." Ellen White

"I find rest in God; only He gives me hope." Psalms 62:5 (NCV)


by the numbers

140 million
Estimated number of the girls and women who have been subject to female genital mutilation

1 in 7 girls
In developing world gets married before her fifteenth birthday

1 in 3 women
Has been beaten, coerced into sex, or abuse in some way, most often by someone she knows for more information go to:


New Year 2010

• Spend time with God
• Pray more
• Help someone
• Be a Bible reader
• Invest in your health
• Exercises your brain
• Do your best
• Love and forgive

New Year Greetings: Favorite Bible Promises

Heather-Dawn Small

"I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy"  Phil 1:3-5

Raquel Arrais

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

Melanie Ossandon

"Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.." Proverbs 3:3

Judith Mwansa

"The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe." Proverbs 18:10