Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced.
1 Chronicles 16:11–12
At you begin a new year, it’s often a great time to reflect on the past year and where you are now. You can trace your path over the prior twelve months and catch glimpses of God’s presence in your experiences. Whether it’s the memory of a stunning sunset at the beach or the connection you felt with a loved one, God reveals himself in so many beautiful and unexpected ways.
He’s also there for us during the hard times, the moments last year when we felt disappointed, hurt, and afraid. Sometimes these experiences provide more strength for us than the pleasant ones. When we look back and see how God provided for us, strengthened us, and protected us, we’re reminded that he will do the same for us this year. We may feel apprehensive about what the next months hold, but God is already ahead of us, clearing a path for us.
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Pray: “Lord, thank you for the blessings of this past year, for all your provisions and how you’ve brought me through hardships. I can’t wait to see where you’re leading me!”