Fresh Starts with God   Leave a comment

scan0006So often without even realizing it, life seems to fall into chapters, and each brings a fresh start. These chapters might reflect the passages from school to college, from college to a first job. Then maybe the chapter of marriage, followed by the chapters of motherhood or fatherhood, and grandparenting. Then sometimes even after that, a new career!  New beginnings can be called for when moving to a new location or job; with the loss of a loved one; or as children leave the nest. In extreme circumstances, a new start is demanded by a disaster such as a flood, a hurricane, or an earthquake. Often we resist these new chapters and want to go back to what’s old and familiar—or stay right where we are.  Continue reading …

This article, Fresh Starts with God, by Jill Gooding was originally published in the 27 September 2010 edition of the Christian Science Sentinel.  It can currently be found on JHS-online.

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