Originally posted 1/2/2015
Today marks the beginning of a New Year and resolutions of “New year, new me.” I’m usually one of those people. However, I woke up this morning feeling anxious and emotional. It hit me that many people start the New Year with the hope that it will be better than the previous year, especially if it was not a good one. I am starting this New Year off knowing some of the great things God is about to do (Updated: We were expecting our first baby in a few months). However, this overwhelming guilt began to consume me. I felt bad for having such a great year and expecting another one. How crazy is that? It sounds crazy just writing it. These last three years of my life have been going up, but I have gotten so used to things going bad that going up feels uncomfortable. I’d gotten so used to the feeling of losing that I didn’t know how to accept winning. It made me think about all the people who are expecting little or cannot appreciate what they have out of fear that things are too good to be true. That is the opposite of how we should live, especially as Believers. Yes, we will have tough times, but we shouldn’t allow those tough times to hold us back from embracing the good ones. One of my closest friends and I have a motto, “Enjoy the moment in the moment.” Let us start this new year off by not wasting energy on whether something is too good to be true or not. Let’s put our energy into embracing the moment. *Note to self*
Your Moment is now,
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