What Will 2022 Bring to You?

What will 2022 bring to you? What will the next year bring to you? Opportunities or obstacles? Perhaps both.

What have you learned or discovered these past several years ?

I reviewed some past New Years post.

“Unexpected circumstances, trials and caught off guard”.

In 2019:
“Don’t pray for an easy life, but pray to be strong!”Boy did this challenge me this year!

Other years:

“Bury the past or the past will bury you!”

“The best view of this past couple of years is my rearview mirror”!

No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead…”
Philippians 3:13 NLT

These were just a few, but now to the New Year 2022!

The timeline for 2021 will soon be over! How are you going to respond to this coming year in 2022? It will be a new chapter in life to either fear or complain; or to embrace and make a difference.

First, take a deep sigh of relief and be grateful that your still here. Even if you faced some real battles, real enemies, and authentic crises such as a health scare, job or career loss, or losing a loved one or a friend.

Always remember, God is in control and the battle is the Lord’s. His grace sustains you in the good, the bad, & the ugly.

  1. Be determined to listen with understanding. No need to fly off the handle and think you know it all or have all the answers. I know I don’t.
  2. Be patient and understanding put yourself on the other person’s shoes.
  3. Establish relationships that count. Relationships that will keep you accountable, sincere, and honest. Yes, the truth or constructive critism hurts, but it’s a necessity for growth.
    Be teachable.
  4. Invest in people not money! People, friendships, children, seniors 60 and up. There’s s lot of lonely people out there. People who need mentors or being mentored will make a world of difference. Time is a precious and valuable commodity. Remember, the best counsel is a good friend who will listen and not judge.
  5. Believe and trust God to do the impossible. That this coming year is going to prosper and be healthy.

Dare to Dream- Dare to Believe the vision God gave you years ago! If you have no vision the people will perish, and so will you. If you have fallen and failed, get back up, brush yourself off, and face your fears like a roaring lion or when David faced his Goliath!

It’s time to soar like an eagle!

I leave you with this verse.

But forget all that— it is nothing compared to what I am going to do. For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.
Isaiah 43:18‭-‬19 NLT

Have a Blessed, Healthy, Prosperous New Year my Friend in 2022!

Published by Andy

Greetings! My name is Andy Provitola and I live in New England on the south shore between Boston and the beautiful Cape Cod region. The purpose of my blogging and writing is to encourage you in your journey here on planet earth. Life is full of pressing issues and problems and my desire is to discover a place for peace, hope, healing, and contentment. I am a follower of Jesus Christ – God’s one and only Son of God and discovered these truths along my own personal journey. Having discovered a personal relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ does not mean I have to be religious to attain the rewards of heaven. The fact is God provides grace for us and accepts us as we are in His image. In other words, we cannot attain heaven or life eternal on our own, but by God’s loving grace and no merit of our own. My goal is to continue to find a balance of life from a spiritual and practical perspective with a purpose to please and glorify God in all that I do because of His ‘Gift of Grace’. God is not transcendent and so far away that he is out of reach with humanity. God desires that His presence lives within us and not just in the galaxies and the universe. Experiencing the unconditional love of God has been so rewarding and while discovering the truth and purpose for my life. Moving forward in this life is not a sprint, but a marathon when it comes to this race here on earth. I am blogging because I find it is a good way to connect in a much more effective and efficient way when it comes to communicating and interacting with with people that I do not know. Blogging and writing challenges me and also stretches me specifically in my thoughts, my mind, my emotions, and my spiritual life to live a vertical relation with God and a horizontal relationship with others. There will be a variety of topics and subjects to address including youth, young adults, family, singles, seniors, relationships, etc. Some of the topics will include God’s creation and power, depression, loneliness, suicide, hope, healing, setbacks, financial matters, business, stress, anxiety, care, encouragement, and so much more I would like to connect with all walks of life, ethnicity, culturally, other religions, socio-economics, and more I am currently writing a book and several memoirs about my own life and journey . The journey begins at a young age growing up in Malden, Massachusetts, specifically Maplewood Square to where I am today. I became paralyzed from the waist down as a senior in high school and I share how my life changed for the better! “But I do not consider my life as something of value or dear to me, so that I may [with joy] finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus. To testify faithfully of the good news of God’s [precious undeserved] grace [which makes us free of guilt of sin and grants us eternal life]. Acts 20:24 Amplified Version

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