My favorite posts of the year

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Around this time of year, I like to skim back through the year’s old posts to find the ones I especially want to remember. I love the book reviews, weekly recounting of blessings in the Friday Fave Fives, the occasional meme or “stray thoughts” post, but I especially like to look over the posts where I thought through an issue by writing.

Before I did that, though, I received an e-mail from WordPress with some of my “year in review” stats. According to those stats, my most often read post is once again Coping When Husband Is Away from 2011. I had no idea when I wrote that it would hit such a nerve, and while I can’t say I liked the circumstances discussed there, I am glad God is using it to help other women in the same boat.

An odd thing, though, is that none of the top ten viewed posts according to my stats were posts from this year. In fact, the top two written this year, my review of Out of a Far Country by Christopher and Angela Yuan and Elisabeth Elliot In Heaven were way, way down the list of top viewed posts for the year. I don’t know what to make of that. 🙂

Anyway – on to this year’s posts:

January:

Are We Responsible For God’s Reputation?

February:

The Quiet Person in the Small Group.

Finding Time to Read.

How Not to Become An Old Biddy.

March:

“Special” Music in the Church.

Why Listen to Audiobooks?

Is It Nice to Call Someone a False Prophet or a False Teacher?

April:

Praying for the Lost Scripturally.

A very special birthday.

Camouflaging Dirt.

When the Message Isn’t For Me.

May:

Finding Time to Read the Bible.

Spots and Wrinkles.

Dealing With Caregiver Resentment and A Few More Thoughts on Caregiver Resentment.

June:

Is it more important to be nice or to be right?

Elisabeth Elliot In Heaven.

Not a long life, but a full one.

July:

Upcoming surgery is not a favorite because of the surgery or the post, but because of your sweet comments after I bared my heart over several concerns.

Exceeding Abundantly, But Unseen.

It’s ok to say it hurts.

Fallow Hearts.

August: None. Must not have done any deep thinking that month. 🙂 Actually, I was recovering from a procedure at the beginning of the month, then my son was in town for a week later in the month, so I was otherwise occupied.

September:

Middle Child and Other Syndromes.

October was mostly 31 Days With Elisabeth Elliot.

November:

Help For Changing Thought Patterns.

From Depletion to Abundance.

Am I Doing Any Good?

December: Another busy month.

So that’s it for this year! It’s so hard to believe 2015 is about to come to an end. Thank you for reading and for making the blogging experience so enjoyable!

 

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5 thoughts on “My favorite posts of the year

  1. That is so interesting to be able to look back and see what was most read. My present blog is new enough that I don’t know that i have enough stats. I’ll have to look back at some of these. Have a Happy New Year.

  2. Hi Barbara, just thanking you again for a great Christian blog! I pray 2016 will be a healthy and happy year for you and your family. Perhaps 2016 will be the year our Lord returns to meet Him in the air! Oh glorious thought! May we remain faithful.

  3. Pingback: Friday’s Fave Five | Stray Thoughts

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