Porch #36 * Birds & Friends

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Yay, you're back again!  That always makes me smile.  I love putting my feet up for a leisurely visit with you on the weekends.   A special welcome to those of you who are new 'round these parts.  I hope you quickly sense a feeling of belonging, of community here.

🐦  My friend Angela is back blogging after a year off.  She's fun, reflective, wise ... and brings a wide variety of ministry experience to the table.  How kind of you to head over to her place and say 'hi.'  

🐦  There's nothing like a stroll in freezing drizzle, bird app in hand, to wake you up to the variety of winged creatures all around you.  This month's new findings?  A belted kingfisher.  A peregrine falcon.  A common raven.  A wilson's snipe.  And some kind of egret with a bit of an attitude who completely ignored me.

🐦  This quiet piano hymns / beautiful bird video settled my Mom in for an afternoon snooze during a recent visit.  Thank You, Jesus.

🐦  This month's 4 Somethings.  An enlightening conversation on clutter.  And an iron-sharpens-iron discussion on devotions.

🐦  The brand new e-book deals page and the updated resources page are up and running with lots of visitors.  How kind of you to share these links with your fans and followers.  Be sure to bookmark the e-book deals page and check in often because I'm updating it on the regular.  I love this!

🐦  I've signed up for Christianity Today's free Reimagining Biblical Womanhood webinar on March 11.  Hope to see you there?  {The book of the same title was one of my 3 top picks last year.}  

🐦  'If you decide for God, living a life of God-worship, it follows that you don’t fuss about what’s on the table at mealtimes or whether the clothes in your closet are in fashion.  There is far more to your life than the food you put in your stomach, more to your outer appearance than the clothes you hang on your body.  Look at the birds, free and unfettered, not tied down to a job description, careless in the care of God.  And you count far more to him than birds'
- Matthew 6:25-26 {The Message}.

May God give you soul-deep rest this weekend ~

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Richella  &  Lisa