Lessons are To shapen you even if you had to be "broken" sometimes . The year of 2016 had taken some for alot of emotional rollercoaster rides ...e.g. senseless deaths, financial hardships, natural disasters, relationship issues, jobs and education issues..mental and physical issues, economic concerns, etc. However, we survived them..why is that ? Because you are ready to walk into a new season as with faith and more strength than you thought that you could not have even imagine....and this was all in the making of the plans and purpose in your life ...for better to come. So, what in the year of 2016 did not kill you but made you much confident and stronger...you should pat yourself on the back....#commend yourself and "Be Thankful ".....nothing is NEVER A WASTE ...WHEN GOD IS IN CONTROL.