Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

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Derek & Rebekah, welcoming the New Year!

Welcome to 2016! Depending on exactly where, and when you’re reading this, the New Year is already underway, or just fixing to roll over the horizon. Either way, the next 366 days are full to bursting with opportunity, primed for adventure, and loaded with possibility!

“This,” the Psalmist writes to anyone willing to listen, “is the day that the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it!” – Psalm 118:24

This is the beginning of everything new. It’s the new day, the new year, the new next moment, that God has created – and it’s a new creation with you in mind.

So how do we plan to respond? Am we going to live in such a manner that prompts Jesus to think, “Yes! That’s the quality of life I had in mind when I died for him, for her…”

It’s all here. It’s all laid out in terms of opportunity. All I have to do – all you have to do – is to live into the kind of life Jesus makes possible.

Two thousand sixteen. It’s going to be such a significant year that they had to put an extra day in, just so we could keep up.

I am doing something new! Now you will grow like a new plant. Surely you know this is true. I will even make a road in the desert, and rivers will flow through that dry land. Isaiah 43:19

Peace, blessings, love, and promise – DEREK

One thought on “the beginning of everything new!

  1. atimetoshare says:

    Great post, Derek. Happy New Year to you and yours.

    Liked by 1 person

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