A Prayer For Someone Who Has Had A Turbulent Year

You entered the year full of hope and dreams

You had your plans laid out and your goals defined

You told God everything you wanted and you received it all by faith

You had your sleeves rolled up, you were ready to do the hard work

But the storms came and swept you off your path

And the whirlwind came to blow away some of the things you love the most

Then the darkness overwhelmed the light that burned inside you

You knocked so hard, but the doors did not open

You asked so many times, but you could not get what you needed

You searched everywhere, but you didn’t find what you were looking for

Month after month after month, you hoped for a breakthrough

You cried more than you laughed, you carried loss and grief in your broken heart

You were sad, you were afraid, you were frustrated, you were confused

You wondered if you will ever rise from the rubbles of your shattered dreams

You wondered if you will ever make it out of this dark night of your soul

Here is my prayer for you;

This year has not come to stay, it will not last forever

This year will go away with all its troubles and darkness

When it is all done and gone, you will still be here standing tall

You will be here, evolved and unravelled into your true greatness

You will be here, soaring, thriving, and shining for the world to see

You will be here to welcome a new year and to receive the love, healing, connection, overflow, ease, abundance, success, health, great joy and peace, it brings for you.


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    Olufunke Ademabayoje says

    As it is, I’m in deep sadness. I’m even crying as I type this, but I’ll keep trusting God for better days

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    Adebanjo Adesewa Lydia says

    I did. Very turbulent but my God is faithful and living

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    Laura Imolegah Babalola says

    Laura Imolegah Babalola Ope loma jasi Las las… it will all end in praise!

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    Adebanjo Adesewa Lydia says

    I did. Very turbulent but my God is faithful and living

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    Ihunanya Chidinma says

    I receive light for my dream & vision that has been put to hold for over a year in Jesus name!! Amen.. My family & loved ones will leap for Joy..

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    Yemi Ade Esther says

    Thanks so much , looking ahead for better days

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    Aisha Dauda Ali says

    Thank you.
    Looking forward to better days.

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    Esther John says

    Thank you so much

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    Ochuba Chika says

    I received ijn Amen

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    Funmilola Abiodun Ola Fadero says

    Thank you

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    Tee Odunayo says

    Hoping and Praying for a greater 2020

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    Esther Uche says

    Sometimes I ask myself, if it’s gonna be better.
    It’s been a tough, disappointment and heartbreak 2019.
    I’m Soo bitter, sad and depressed. Keeping everything to myself.

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    Modupe Ahmed A says

    It.was a very hard year for me but it’s ending well more than I imagined …

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    Nene Dichi says

    Thanks so much.

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    Jewel Chinelo Ekinadoese Nosa-Igiebor says

    I pray and hope for a better 2020

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    Stella Ebere says

    So lovely

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    Duchess Lilian Udeagbala says

    Thanks a lot…..this helped alot…….

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    Olusola Oletubo says

    I need a tight hug now, 2019 has been hmmmm, it is well

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    Chi Euphemia O says

    2020 will be better than 2019… Cheers

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    Mercy Mark Akpan says

    I pray for a greater 2020

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    Mercy Mark Akpan says

    I pray for a greater 2020

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    Adeniji Aduragbemi says

    I pray for a victorious 2020

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    Henry Aodu says

    Food for thought.

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