I'm not usually one to make a New Year's resolution, I don't know why, other than maybe it requires too much work and it usually brings up the thought of failure. Who likes failure, right? Anyways, this year I am going to try to start a couple of new habits to replace old.....sort of like that saying of out with the old, in with the new thing. So, here goes....
First and foremost, I would like to continue in my pursuit of a closer relationship with God, and choosing to say yes to allow him to work in my life and through me to reach others for him. Which also means trying to find time to study and pray more often, and purposefully doing so, rather than just doing it when I "have time".
Second, I want to continue to move towards my husband, instead of putting him where God belongs and requiring him to be more than he ever could be. I want to have the sort of marriage that is a blessing to our children, so that they can look and see what it should be. To have it be a light for Christ and and example for them, so that they base what they want in marriage and beforehand on what God wants rather how the world says it should be. I want to work for our marriage so that we are still giddy and in love when we are 85, rather than old and crotchety and tired with each other.
Third, I want to continue to make strides in my housekeeping and money management skills, so that we have a schedule and have savings in the bank. This one may not seem like a big deal, but one of my biggest issues, and one that God is currently working very hard on, is money and saying no to a "bargain".....and housework and schedule's are not my strong suit whatsoever.....
So, I am going to attempt to make small steps, with God's help, towards these changes, and we'll see how it goes over the next year....with lots of prayer and help, I'm sure.
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