Belated response to the Paths photo challenge which asked us to think about the paths we’ve walked, or hope to.
2016 held many different moments for me; memories made that when remembered will evoke varying emotions of things gone by. Last year began for me with great expectations and hope – but these were quickly dashed and the path ahead began to look very, very unclear.
But you just have to put your fog lights on and keep moving forward anyway.
Some way into the year certain relationships became very strained, which affected a number of other relationships and emotions between family members became very…
Struggling through the Christmas season and the path towards 2017 still not looking great, the heart and spirit were heavy. I was prompted to look up Philippians 3:13-14 which says:
Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. (emphasis added).
So, although the path is not yet clear …
The mist is lifting from the soul and, coupled with the renewing of my mind I look forward to a year ahead with HOPE (yes, I still have some). Hope that it will be a year filled with sunshine, calm waters, reconciliation, forgiveness and love ❤️