Say goodbye to the past and hello to the future!
On the first day of the year, family and friends are gathered to celebrate the new year.
Millions of people are thinking and even talking about changes they need to make in their lives as they get started in a brand-new year. Unfortunately, this is also a day when people experience deep regret for what they didn’t accomplish in the previous year, such as commitments they made to themselves that they didn’t keep, promises they made to others that they left unfulfilled, or goals they set that they didn’t attain. Some are disappointed in themselves for a lack of spiritual progress.
I have a suggestion for you. Rather than live in regret about what you didn’t do last year, spend some quality time with the lord and repent for not doing what you should have done.
Then make the decision to stop wallowing in regret about something that is in the past and that you cannot do anything about now. It is time for you to shake off that negative focus of what you didn’t do right last year and start thanking God that today offers a new opportunity to do better! Think about it—- this new year presents you with a golden opportunity to make some serious changes in your life. That is why I love to meditate on
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended; but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before.Philippians 3: 13
Pastor Cindy Reid.