#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2007

The Meeting Ground

Recently, I had the living room carpet replaced with something more dog friendly. I had the big sectional moved to the lake, where it works better, but that left two recliners, assorted tables, and a Christmas tree. The room has very high ceilings, so it echoes, and the drapes have been taken down because they don’t match the wonderful new paint on the walls. Except on Christmas Day, when I watched a lot of holiday movies, I didn’t spend much time in that room.

As of yesterday, I now have a lovely leather couch and matching love seat, as well

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Welcome, 2007

One of my favorite things about New Year’s is the sense of a fresh start and a clean slate. 2006 was a year full of blessings for me, but hard work and challenges, too. Two favorite uncles went on to the Great Rodeo Up Yonder, and I miss them sorely.

As you know, I do a lot of journaling. I also read a pile of devotional books, and it’s wonderful to have new ones, even as I go back through an old favorite, “Jesus Calling”, a gift from Debbie Macomber, and “My Utmost for His Highest”, the Oswald Chambers classic.

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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