- God is sufficient for all. Despite tough economic times, we all learned a difficult but important lesson: the only thing we can (and should) rely on is God. His love and grace is enough to sustain us no matter what our situation is.
- God is faithful. I can't look back on the year and not think of God's faithfulness in my cousin, baby Griff's, life. The circumstances seemed dire but through prayer we were able to see how God is faithful and works miracles. This is something worthy of remembering.
- God is everything. This is a broad observation, so I'll break it down into pieces. God, being the source and sustainer of life, should be the focus and center of every life. Relationship and trust in Him is what makes life meaningful, fulfilling, and purposeful. It's also what heals the wounds of sin and brokenness in the world. Daily, fervent reliance upon God is necessary for strength and wisdom.
Monday, January 4, 2010
Before I jump into making some New Year's Resolutions for 2010, I want to reflect on 2009 to inform and guide me. Here are some things that I've observed and learned from the last year of the decade: