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Another Year’s Gone

Ecclesiastes 7:10 Don’t say, “Life was better in the ‘good old days.’ What happened?” Wisdom does not lead us to ask that question.

New Year’s Eve, eh? Here we are. It’s a time when we think all sorts of funny things. We look back on the year that’s been, we think a bit about the year that lies ahead … and we reflect on how our life’s going.

Well, here we are … another year over. So how was it for you? A great year, kind of okay, or a shocker? We embark on each year hoping that it’ll be a good one but it doesn’t always turn out that way, does it?

So you start thinking to yourself, “It never used to be like this. Things were so much better back in the good old days. What’s my life come to?”

It’s funny how we seem to look back on those good old days through rose-coloured glasses, and then we get to telling ourselves that things will probably never be that good again.

If you’ve ever found yourself falling into that trap, then here’s a powerful piece of wisdom for you:

Ecclesiastes 7:10 Don’t say, “Life was better in the ‘good old days.’ What happened?” Wisdom does not lead us to ask that question.

The truth is that this year is over. It’s done and dusted. We can’t change it, no matter how much we wish we could. And limiting our future with this stupid idea – sorry to be that blunt, but it is totally nuts – that things will never be that good again is just about the worst thing we can do.

Tomorrow … tomorrow’s a new year. And God … God is a good God. I want to encourage you today to look forward with a sense of anticipation to what He has planned for you. So …

Don’t say, “Life was better in the ‘good old days.’ What happened?” Wisdom does not lead us to ask that question.

That’s God’s Word. Fresh … for you … today.

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