Looking back at 2010, I have had a very full and blessed year. I got to marry an amazing godly man and begin a new journey with him. As the Sonflowerz we toured many great states and saw God work in the hearts of thousands of moms and daughters at the regional “You and Your Girl” events with LifeWay all year long.
Between wedding planning (for two couples in our double wedding…that got interesting!), seeing my only sister get married, to going on the road with the team and enduring long drives and airport layovers, it’s been a crazy ride in 2010. And with each year, I see God’s faithfulness in a new way.
Remembering what God has done is such an important thing. It is one way we are drawn to worship Him. Sometimes I’ll grab a piece of paper and a pen, and take some moments of silence to pray, it’s amazing what God brings to my heart and remembrance. Writing down a list of things we’re grateful for isn’t just for Thanksgiving day. How easy it is to leave these things to the holidays, or “special times”. It should be a part of each season of our lives, shouldn’t it?
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has gone, and the new has come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17
Our salvation brings something new, leaving what was behind. We step forward into a new destiny and discover that we’re made for relationship with God. When a new year comes, we are leaving the old and moving into something new.
Don’t let the worries of yesterday keep you from walking out 2011 in faith and obedience. Christ has made all things new.
Here are some of my favorite pictures capturing highlights from 2010…