A new year can be exciting...new things, new life experiences.
A new year can also be sad and scary...changes in life, saying goodbye to the past.
Maybe you lost a loved one in 2015.
Maybe you received a new baby into your family in 2015.
Maybe 2016 will mean a new job or new school, or returning to school after all these years. Whatever 2016 holds, only God knows. But He wants you to know that you don't have to worry; He doesn't want you to look back; Focus on each day and live in 'The Present' that He gives you each new day.
Isaiah 43:19 MSG
"This is what GOD says, the God who builds a road right through the ocean, who carves a path through pounding waves, The God who summons horses and chariots and armies— they lie down and then can’t get up; they’re snuffed out like so many candles: “Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert, rivers in the badlands. Wild animals will say ‘Thank you!’ —the coyotes and the buzzards— Because I provided water in the desert, rivers through the sun-baked earth, Drinking water for the people I chose, the people I made especially for myself, a people custom-made to praise me."