New Lady On The Block

Good Morning, my sweets!
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU for so many
wonderful, thoughtful, and loving birthday wishes!
You brought tears to my eyes, dear friends.
Once again, I stand amazed at this beautiful world of blogging
and the precious people and friends I have had the honor of meeting.
Each one of you hold a special place in my heart - you are a blessing and joy.
You have my gratitude and love.


I would like to introduce you to a new blogger who is very special to me.
In fact, many of you may already know her through my blog
and the tea cup exchanges.
Her name is Debbie and she is my lovely Mother :)

My Mom has watched The Enchanting Rose grow over the last two years
and she has met many of you incredibly ladies through it.
Before I started this blog she didn't even know what a blog was :)
So she watched and enjoyed what took place
and the Lord finally laid it upon her heart to start her own blog.

It's a place with "Purpose of Heart" (Acts 11:23).
Mom's goal is this,

"I would love for this blog, with the guiding and leading of the Holy Spirit,
to be used as a tool for reaching other women,
young ladies, and little girls around the globe for Christ. . . 
to use what God has blessed me with throughout my home
as teaching tools along with Hie Word, the Bible,
to share, encourage, challenge, and inspire other with.
God has so much for us and I believe His desire is for us to share it with others.
Our purpose is to glorify God."

Mom shares her heart's desire through this payer by Betty Scott Stam,

"Lord, I give up all my plans and purposes, all my own desires and hopes,
and except Thy will for my life.
I give myself, my life, my all utterly to Thee to be Thine forever.
Fill me and seal me with Thy Holy Spirit.
Use me as Thou wilt, send me where Thou wilt,
work out Thy whole will in my life at any cost, now and forever."


I hope you are able to stop by for a visit
and maybe even follow along as she embarks on this new journey.

Thank you, beautiful friends!
Enjoy the remainder of your week.


Esther Asbury said...

You have a beautiful mother, I look forward to reading her new blog!

Anonymous said...

Blessings to you on your special day and I'm off to visit your dear mother.

Miss Val's Creations said...

How wonderful that your mom has discovered the joy of blogging! It is so cute seeing a mother and daughter doing so. :)

Debbie Harris said...

Birthday blessings dear Stephanie, I love you! May the Lord grant you many beautiful memories today on your special day.
You are so sweet... here you are giving away gifts to OTHERS on behalf of your birthday.
Thank you for the beautiful post "welcoming me on the block" the block of blog land. You always say things so beautifuly. :)
Have a most wonderful day!

Much love to you! Mom

NanaDiana said...

Oh- You know I will, Stephanie. She is a beautiful woman and I bet she is a beautiful inside as out. Headed over- xo Diana

Robyn said...

What a beautiful relationship you have with your mother, Stephanie! Thank you for introducing her to us. Now I will have the pleasure of visiting two lovely women each week. Hugs xo

Terra said...

Your mom and you must have a sweet supportive relationship, as did my mom and I. I will take a look at her blog now.

Linda said...

Are you sure that's your mom? (smiles & giggles)--y'all could be sisters. Very beautiful..thank you Stephanie..you have blessed me and our family so much. Blessings to you.

Bonnie said...

Stephanie, Belated Birthday greetings. I love seeing your dear mother. I am glad she will be hosting her own blog now. Can't wait to click over and meet her.

You are so sweet I am sure she is too.

Billie Jo said...

Happy Birthday, my friend!
And I shall hop right on over and visit your sweet mother. : )
If she raised a wonderful soul in you, I cant wait to meet her!

Debby Ray said...

Stephanie, what a beautiful lady your mother is! And I LOVE her name :)...I used to be Debbie with an "ie' but changed it to a "y" in high school...to be little different since there were SO many of US :) I am going now to go pay her a visit and check out her lovely blog!

Betty said...

You have a very beautiful Mother. I will go over and read her blog.

Sylvia said...

Your Mom is beautiful,Stephanie. I will visit her and follow her blog. I'm on my way!

Delvalina said...

Awwww HEADED NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOVE HER! I'm excited she is here! :D :D

Gail Dixon said...

Awww! I'll have to check out your mom's blog. That is so special. :)

Jazzmin said...

Stephanie, I hope you are having a blessed week dear friend!! This has been such a busy week and I did not get a chance to comment on your birthday post, but I saw you published this post today and figured I would just comment here :) Today is your birthday and I pray you are having a lovely one!! What a special date to celebrate as you enjoy your birthday. Happy, blessed day to you my sweet friend! And to your son as well!

About your Mom's blog, it is so exciting to be able to read her blog now because I know she must be the sweetest lady if she raised someone as genuinely kind and loving hearted as you. It's kind of funny- I actually was commenting the other day and saw her comment and clicked her name to see if she had a blog and her blog came up but there were no posts. I figured she was a new blogger and started following her and couldn't wait to see her first post :) I look forward to reading her posts as a regular part of my blog visits!

Blessings! Have a blessed birthday♥♥♥

Huge hugs,

Denise said...

Sweet blessings to you, and your lovely mom.

camp and cottage living said...

Happy Birthday, Stephanie!
I look forward to visiting your mother's new blog.
She sounds like quite a woman and I hope she'll be blessed by her blog as well as blessing others.

vintage grey said...

So very sweet and fun that your mom has a blog now, too! Wishing you a lovely day! xo Heather

Anonymous said...

Stephanie, how exciting to have your mom blogging. I will head right over to visit her! Happy happy birthday!

living from glory to glory said...

Happy Wonderful Birthday! It was like we got a gift having your Mother reveal her sweet blog today!!
Blessings Always, Roxy

Vicky Hunt said...

Happy Birthday Stephanie! I hope your day has been as blessed and beautiful as you! I am so excited that your mom has started a blog...she is such a precious lady! I will definitely be following her and visiting often. Have a wonderful evening my friend.

Blessings, Vicky

Jeanna said...

Oh Stephanie...I have been out of blogland for the last few days (I'll explain later) and missed the opportunity to wish you a Happy Birthday. I so hope that you had a blessed day.

How exciting to see Debbie has a blog now...I'm so happy for her and I'll be right over to sign up to follow that lovely lady!

Patty Sumner said...

Of course, I will go visit your beautiful Mother......I will follow along simply because her heart is beautiful too. I love her heartfelt faith and love for the Lord.. thanks for introducing her to us.. Blessings!

Visits With Mary said...

Your mom is beautiful! I've already stopped by for place for a visit!!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

That's so sweet that your mom blogs too. xoxo

SarahGeorge said...

How sweet :) Enjoyed this post so much :) Just visited your mom's newest blog and read your sweet letter :) What a sweet daughter you are my dear Stephanie!Was so impressed! :)

Weekend-Windup said...

Wonderful mother. Appreciate her interest in new blogging!

Life and Breath and Everything Else said...

How exciting! I look forward to reading her blog! Hugs to you, sweet Stephanie!

The Mayo Family said...

How sweet your Mom is a beautiful women!
I look forward to reading, visiting and gleaning from her!
Happy Birthday to you

Maria said...

Awww...you have a beautiful Mother, who I'm sure is so sweet just like you! I'm looking forward to reading her blog! Take care, hugs!

Jackie said...

You have a Godly Mother...a beautiful one...inside and outside.

Ceil said...

Hi Stephanie! Happy Birthday my dear Stephanie! And you are giving a gift to your Mom by letting us all know about her new blog. I know she'll be wonderful, and I can't wait to visit. She has visited me a few times, and I always looked forward to seeing her :)


Mindy said...

Happy belated Birthday Stephanie! I am excited to visit your Mom's blog. She obviously raised a sweet and loving daughter so I know she will be just the same. Thank you for sharing her with us : )

Deborah Montgomery said...

thank you for introducing us to your mother's blog! I will be visiting her! such a blessing you both are doing this.

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

I will be visiting your mom's blog.

Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

Oh, I hope you had a very happy birthday, my Dear Stephanie - as special as you are! How beautiful your sweet Mother is - like Mother, like Daughter, beautiful inside and out! Hugs and Blessings to both of you. xo Karen

Denise said...

I saw this post a few days ago. I was just looking for My comment.NO COMMENT FROM ME.I'm so sorry-Happy Birthday.I remember I had jumped to Your Mom's blog.It was so busy wasn't excepting followers, Amazing!I'll check back.Love Denise

Janice Kay Schaub said...

I will be following her. I went over to wish her joy with her blog. I love this world of blogging and the wonderful women I meet here. Funny not to many men blog come to think of it. Hmmmmm wonder why. Well maybe its just they dont keep blogs that interest me. Yeah, that has to be it

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh Stephanie, like mother, like daughter. Your mom is so lovely, and I'm off to have breakfast with my daughter and son, but I will be sure to check her blog out. She raised such a wonderful daughter, and I'm sure she's just as special herself.

Have a beautiful day.


Cranberry Morning said...

Stephanie, your mother is such a pretty lady!! I'm so glad she's joining the world of blogging. I hope she will enjoy it. So true, that we all meet such wonderful people here. ♥

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Hi sweet friend, I hope you had a birthday as wonderful as YOU. I can't wait to check out your Mom's blog. What a beautiful lady she is, inside and out. I'm thankful that I have connected with both of you. xo

Conniecrafter said...

I am off to check out her blog, may God bless those who stop by her blog as he does through yours!

Debbie @DewdropGables said...

I have been following your blog for quite some time (almost from the start, I think) and every time I visit, I'm so happy to see so many followers and comments. You have done a wonderful job in growing your blog and online store, I'm so happy for you! It's no wonder you are such an inspiration for your Mom, she must be so proud of you. And, you of her for finally starting her own! And it sounds like she will do very well, what a lovely idea she has!
Debbie :)

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