Honestly, how many times in the month of December did you say, “Can you believe its Christmas already? Didn’t we just have one?” Please tell me at least once so I don’t feel so alone.
Today the question changes, “How was your Christmas?” Let’s see…where do I start? How much do you really want to know? Too much information can be…well, too much. I usually sigh, assess where I am, look for ease droppers, and share these profound words, “Great! How ‘bout yours?”
But, whatever your answer may be there is another date to now consider—New Year’s Day; believe it or not.
So, with that in mind, after living this year through some life-altering events, I would like to share some other things I chose to believe in the New Year to come.
I believe Jesus can do all things through me; can move the mountains in my heart; can heal my brokenness; can replace what has been taken; can help me see something bigger; can love others through me; can counsel me when I need direction; can fill me until I reach my limit; can be my friend when I don’t feel like anyone really cares; can teach me in ways I never dreamed of; can set me free from past failures, can restore my joy, and…can love me like no other.
I agreed with the Lord two years ago to learn to love supernaturally but had no idea how far He would take me up on that offer. I sometimes wonder what got in to me to make such a deal. I’ve been playing tug-of-war ever since and yearning for the comfort on my protective cocoon and just love those I feel safe with. But God has made it clear, “No, my daughter, you will learn to soar.” That’s how much He loves me.
“Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!” Luke 1:45
“Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” Acts 16:31
What will you chose to do between this past Christmas and next? It will be here before you know it.