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Feb 14, 2024

Today, we dive into a topic that's been on my heart lately—embracing change. You see, there's this saying I love: "What got you here won't get you there." It's a reminder that growth requires us to constantly evolve, to shed old habits and mindsets, and to step boldly into the unknown.

And you know what? The Bible is full of wisdom on this very topic. In Isaiah 43:18-19, God tells us, "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?" Isn't that beautiful? God is constantly inviting us into new seasons of growth and transformation, if only we're willing to let go of what's familiar and embrace the unknown.

But I get it—change can be scary. It means stepping out of our comfort zones, facing uncertainty, and sometimes even letting go of things we hold dear. Yet, as Romans 12:2 reminds us, "Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." Transformation begins with a willingness to break free from old patterns and embrace God's new and exciting plans for our lives.

So, how do we navigate this journey of change? First and foremost, we trust in God's faithfulness. As it says in Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." When we surrender our fears and uncertainties to God, He guides us with unwavering love and wisdom.

Secondly, we stay open to growth. We remain teachable, humble, and willing to learn from our experiences. In Philippians 3:13-14, the apostle Paul writes, "Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus." Letting go of the past allows us to embrace the future with courage and determination.

So, my dear friends, as we journey forward together, let's remember this: change is not something to be feared, but embraced. It's an opportunity for growth, transformation, and stepping into God's incredible plans for our lives. Let's trust in His faithfulness, stay open to His leading, and boldly embrace the adventure that lies ahead.