If someone had sat me down in January 2020 and told me what the year would hold, I would not have believed them.
It would have seemed so incredibly out there that I would have laughed and wondered what bad pizza they ate the night before.
A worldwide pandemic?
Frantic embassy emails warning us to go home now?
Curfews and quarantines and masks and online school and zoom meetings and shortage of toilet paper?
Looking back at the unrest, the political scene, the intense conversations, the deep loss, unbelievable grief of missed opportunities, canceled events, failed travels and interrupted dreams, it’s still difficult to imagine a year quite like the one we’ve all endured.
Although not here on this blog, I actually did quite a bit of writing and processing this year. Through themes on other platforms, I was able to think through and write out the lessons God has been working in me. I’ve been able to express the ways He’s been teaching and developing my heart.
As I looked back over the posts from this year, I can see these lessons and the flow of how God patiently works in us while lovingly encouraging us to keep going, to keep pushing, to keep resting, to keep trusting and to keep sharing.
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