The Magic of New Beginnings: 17 Inspirations for the New Year of 2017

Look for how God is weaving your past with your present in anticipation of what He has for your future.
– Christi Gee

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And suddenly you know…It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.

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If you want 2017 to be your year…Make a change. Be fierce. Be brave.

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There is more to you than yesterday.
– Morgan Harper Nichols

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2017 will be a better chapter for you if you…Think positively. Use your talents. Don’t hold back.

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This year…Do a good deed. Visit a new place. Take a risk.

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God is about to do something new.

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Believe in yourself. You deserve all things magic.

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May the new year bring you an abundance of amazing opportunities, beautiful moments, and joyful experiences.

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Go on and surprise yourself.

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This year, believe you can.

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Go do them.

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Don’t delay. Start today.

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Write down your goals and achieve them.

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I am the New Year.

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Be fearless. Live boldly. Don’t be afraid to make a splash.

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I pray: God’s love, peace, hope and joy to you for the year ahead.

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

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Remember New Year’s Eve twelve months ago. Amid celebrations and countdowns, many of us went into 2014 believing, hoping, and fully expecting that it would be our best year yet. All of out troubles would disappear, our problems would be miraculously resolved, and all that we touched would turn gold. Out with the old, in with the new! 2014 would be the year we conquered. Continue reading

One Day

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One day, a little child will be able to have a wolf or a leopard or a lion or a bear for a pet. (Isaiah 11:6-9)

The wolf will romp with the lamb, the leopard sleep with the kid.
Calf and lion will eat from the same trough, and a little child will tend them.
Cow and bear will graze the same pasture, their calves and cubs grow up together, and the lion eat straw like the ox.
The nursing child will crawl over rattlesnake dens, the toddler stick his hand down the hole of a serpent.
Neither animal nor human will hurt or kill on my holy mountain.
The whole earth will be brimming with knowing God-Alive, a living knowledge of God ocean-deep, ocean-wide.

All Our Tomorrows

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Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. – 1 Peter 5:7

It sounds like such a great thing to do, such an easy thing to do. To release all of our cares and troubles and give them over to God. To let go of our worries, doubts, and fears and live a free and easy life.

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Promise Yourself

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you!
Christian D. Larson

God Knows Best

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God knows each and every one of us personally. He knows us even better than we know ourselves. God already knows what has happened in our pasts, what is currently happening in our presents, and He already knows every single thing that will happen in our future. This knowledge should give us confidence and hope that everything will turn out quite alright.

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