“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”. (Jeremiah 29:11)
By now the excitement that heralded the start of the year has waned. The hopes and aspirations of the new year for many is beginning to look bleak and the future looks so uncertain. It is back to the daily grind and the harsh reality of today.
For many, the year did not start on a good note – it was not the way they would have wished to start the year. In Somerset, South West England, it has been a devastation caused by floods. Homes and businesses have been under water for weeks, causing people to evacuate their homes and sources of livelihood.
For many others, it has been the loss of a loved one or source o...