(Jennifer Leclaire) Last year, the Holy Spirit spoke expressly to my heart that 2015 was the year of new beginnings. That rang true in my life and in the lives of many people whom God called from the waiting room to the delivery room.

2015 was a challenging year in many ways, a year of stretching and transitioning from the old to the new—and now we’re going to the next. With regard to 2016, I heard the Holy Spirit say it’s a year of “shifting seasons and suddenlies.”

Those rhythmic words got my attention. What, exactly, does He mean? On the surface, it sounds like more change, more transition—and at least a few unexpected twists and turns along the way. I decided to press in to pray and study what this means practically. In this first article, I’m giving a general overview at the personal level. I will follow up with more specific details in the weeks ahead. CONTINUE