As we are ending one year and beginning a new one, we have a time to reflect upon the “ups-and-downs” that were encountered in 2011 which may or may not be favorable to some.
Of course there are memories that are heartwarming that represent joyous moments celebrating marriage, births, awards or similar recognized events. It has also been a joy in having new friends come into our lives. For some, however, 2011 may be a year that will be remembered that brought unfortunate tragedies, circumstances and heartbreak totally beyond control or understanding.
While saying Goodbye 2011 and Happy New Year 2012, this gives us and takes us to a new year with anticipated hopes and opportunities to start anew. As we are ready to start afresh with a clean slate, let us remember as instructed in Isaiah 43:18-19:
Forget what happened in the past, and do not dwell on events from long ago. I am going to do something new.
While saying Goodbye 2011, we can plow ahead to work towards finding that door designed with plans for good for each one of us in having a Happy New Year 2012. Let us find that door and be blessed.
Revelation 3:7 says:
When he opens a door, no one can close it. And when he closes it, no one can open it.
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