Friday, November 26, 2010

The Creative Spirit

If someone told me two years ago that I would have started a blog and kept it going for two years and just over 500 posts, I would have told them they were crazy, that is after I stopped laughing. But here I am those two years and many posts later still going. I have said this before, but it bears repeating; I truly believe that it is the Holy Spirit that keeps this blog going, along with all of my faithful readers. Some I have become cyber pen pals with, not only through this blog and theirs, but through e-mails as well.
Catholic blogging has opened up a whole new wonderful world to me and has also rejuvenated the creative spirit in me that died when I turned my back on God.
Thank you to all of you who take the time to read what I write. To those of you who comment, thank you for your support and encouragement. I am glad if something on this blog helps you or someone you know, enriches your faith, or simply puts a smile on your face. More than anything I pray it gives glory to God.
I don't have any major changes in mind for Daughter of the King this year, but I have given her a face lift as you can see~ something a little more fitting for the winter months ahead.
I look forward to beginning a new Liturgical Year with all of you as Advent begins on Sunday.
Thank you and may God continue to bless each of you.


Mary333 said...

May the Holy Spirit continue to inspire you, Karin. I'm looking forward to Advent, too.
The wintry background looks great!

Colleen said...

Like your new look. Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! And thanks for blogging. Hugs!

Closing Prayer

Psalm 45: Canticle of Love to the King

My heart overflows with a good theme;
I address my verses to the King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
You are fairer than the sons of men;
Grace is poured upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.

Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One,
In Your splendor and Your majesty!
And in Your majesty ride on victoriously,
For the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;
Let Your right hand teach You awesome things.
Your arrows are sharp;
The peoples fall under You;
Your arrows are in the heart of the King’s enemies.

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of joy above Your fellows.
All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia;
Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.
Kings’ daughters are among Your noble ladies;
At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.