A New Year-I wonder…

Sitting here on New Year’s Eve taking in some easy listening music, chilling with puppy and hubby wondering what will 2015 hold for me, for those I love and for those I don’t yet know.IMG_1498 I’m not worried about it, which is a nice place to be. Maybe after 56 years I’ve finally learned that worry doesn’t accomplish much except to shorten my life and keep me from living fully today.

But, I think I wouldn’t have a pulse if I didn’t wonder a bit and dream, hmm…quite a bit about the upcoming year. Animals and fish and birds don’t dream about the future. They don’t wonder. As beautiful and magnificent and, in a puppy’s case, as cuddly as they are; they simply live from one meal to the next. They can’t imagine what tomorrow will bring or get excited in anticipation for a new year. That wonderful part of the earthly experience is reserved for us flawed humans.

Sometimes I wonder if God didn’t waste the gift of imagination and wonder and forethought on us. We abuse and misuse it so very often. But, oh how I treasure this gift and am committed to using it for God’s glory in 2015 and not for my own vain purposes and desires.

I can say with confidence that God has desires too.

He desires that non should perish. (John 3:16)

He desires to give us rest. (Matthew 11:38)

He desires to give us peace. (John 14:27)

He desires our good works. (Matthew 5:16)

AND

He desires for us to be with Him FOREVER! (John 14:2)

About oneanotherlivinghttp://oneanotherliving.comWhen she isn't writing, speaking or reading Elaine enjoys golf, tennis, hiking, and vacations to the mountains or the ocean. She enjoys football, watching not playing, and the occasional TV mini-series. A night of games and cards with family and friends is a great delight.

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