Many of you, or let’s say the many of ‘us’ who said in 2019 that 2020 will be our year are now feeling chills running down our bodies because of the ‘state’ and ‘misfortunes’ of this year. Well, no misfortune will make this year not still be my year .
Over the years, I have been saying that every year was to be my year and nobody was to tell me otherwise. Most of those years happened not to be my year(s) because negative situations convinced me otherwise.
I never started that gym because of my tight work schedules, I never started saving because I was awaiting a raise, I never started several projects because there was an obstacle here or there. I realized that there will always be a reason for me not to achieve my goal.
This year is no different, there are persisting obstacles and challenges enough to make me fully believe that I cannot achieve the goals I had set for this year. The Corona Virus, the quarantine, the curfew, and the threat of a much bigger pandemic are enough to tell me, ‘Siloma, try another year to be your year, this will not.’
But I am what God says I am, I can do what God says I can do. I am a city set on top of a hill and I cannot be hidden. I mean, I cannot be hidden from my success. I cannot be hidden for example, from the wife I was to get this year, I cannot be hidden from the business opportunity that was mine nor can I be hidden from the job that God set for me.
He alone knows the plans that He has for me, plans for my prosperity and not disaster, plans for what I hope for. Do I hope for let’s say, a good relationship with a family member we were not in good terms this year, Oooh yes, He already made those plans despite the so called curfew. Did you hope for healing this year? Well, He healed you when He hanged on the cross. Did you hope that this year you will work on your spiritual life? The fact that Churches are closed on Sundays doesn’t mean that cannot happen. What does Corona have to do with the successful completion of all the beautiful plans you had this year?
It may seem vague, it may seem impossible for you to achieve that goal, but know this, ‘We live by faith not by sight.’ Ask yourself this question, ‘Is there anything too hard for the Lord?’ Keep believing, this statement is simple yet profound. Just simply believe, what is out of your control lay them on the hands of Christ. Leave the many theatrics to the world, to the circus of unbelievers.
Finally, brothers and sisters (now I sound like an apostle haha) what can separate you from the love of Christ? The completion of your goal(s)? The firm belief that 2020 is still your year? Is it the curfew? Is it the quarantine? Is it the fact that business is not doing good or is it because you were given a compulsory leave from work? Is it COVID-19? No. Not even the angels nor demons can separate us from the love of Christ. I am here to affirm to you that 2020 is still your year, keep believing!