Sometimes we need to take a moment to look back on a year that held things we didn’t expect but yielded things we didn’t imagine. Sometimes we need to turn around for just a moment before we step across that finish line and celebrate the fact that the strength of our God does not depend on the strength of our faith. Even when my faith has faltered, my God has not. I thought I knew where I was headed this year. It turns out that I did not. It turns out that God was a whole lot more interested in drawing me to Himself than He was in leading me anywhere else.
And it turns out I’m thankful for it.
So here are 14 things I learned in 2014…A look back before a step forward.