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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Does Your Life (or Blog) Need a Facelift?

Spring is just around the corner.  Which is why I decided I need a face lift.

It’s not what you’re thinking.  (Ok, maybe I am a bit vain, but I’m not getting plastic surgery any time soon.)

I’m talking about a face lift for my blog!

Why does a face lift make me “feel” better?  After all, it’s the same blog.  The same content.  The same message.

But it still feels new. 

It’s like trying a new recipe. Putting on a new dress.  Drinking a fresh cup of coffee.

Remember what it felt like to get a new pair of shoes as a kid?  You could run faster and jump higher.  And my own children are no different.  Sure, they may be materialistic (like the rest of America) but I also believe something else is going on inside of them.  Something deeper.

I am convinced there is a God-given desire inside of all of us that wants to be made new. 

He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” (Rev 21:5)

And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. (Ezekiel 36:26 NLT)

Can you feel it? 

It’s that tug inside our hearts that tells us there is something more. Something beautiful.  Even something new. 

Maybe it’s time for a face lift.


Laura@OutnumberedMom said...

Nice, Susan! Love the new pictures, too. Who did your design for you? I like!

Susan DiMickele said...

Thanks! Melanie Moore at Elegant Custom Blogs. She is great! (See her button on the bottom on my blog)

Esther said...

love the new look!

Tana Adams said...

Looks great! Good job!!

Charming's Mama said...

To answer your question, Yes. But I can't afford to give it the kind of face-lift I would like. I also feel like the blog is having a little bit of an identity crisis and I'm not sure which direction to take it in.

And I think your new look is fabulous.

Heidiopia said...

Gorgeous! Love how well-organized you've become. I've done my decor blog update, but will soon get to my personal blog. I'll be checking out Melanie's work. :)
Be Blessed!

Melanie said...

YAY!!!! I'm so happy that you like it, Susan! You are a true joy to work with, and I am so glad we met! :) I wish you all the very best! Please stay in touch!

God bless!

Tiffini said...

something new...just in time for spring. A new blog makeover is always so exciting:) Look's fresh and light!