Tarek El Mahaba New Year Magazine - Page 42

Happy New Year “You crown the year with the given opportunity. Your goodness, And Your to repentance. fasting is Therefore, important not paths drip with abundance.” The sacrament of repentance only because the church (Psalm 65:11) and confession is one of the called for it, but also to get seven sacraments that our improved spiritually. It is We thank the Lord for another beautiful new year and for the new for us. If we are serious that we can experience a chances He allowed us every about our eternal lives, we new and better way to live day. As a matter of fact, we must give true repentance. a life with eternal meaning. should thank Him for the Also, we need to set aside So, despite we step out into year behind us as well as for time each day to talk with the unknown new year, we the year ahead. We need to God and to listen to Him. believe the Lord Almighty is ask our Savior to forgive us We must communicate with and will be with us always. for falling short the past year God on daily basis by prayer, May the Lord God grant us and to support and guide us reading of Holy Scripture to all a new start that glorifies to do His will this year. The dwell in His presence. Our His holy name through the only reason that God allows holy fathers experienced that intersessions of Saint Mary us to live up to this day is to when they fasted, they were and Saint Stephen! Amen repent, so, we need to walk in an environment conducive church toward our heavenly goal. We need to repent regularly, we will discover God’s Spirit working within us, and we will begin to see changes occur in our lives. When we give a true repentance and confession, our Lord will accept us in heaven. So, we need to take advantage of 42 arranged through these disciplines