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Drawing Near in 2018

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Just 14 days ago, the clock struck 12, and time starting tick, tick, ticking away the new year. That’s 12 months or 52 weeks or 365 days or 8,760 hours of life ahead, as God allows. The possibilities get me giddy, which is why I always sketch out some goals…

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Off and Running and Not Turning Back

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A new year is upon us, and I, for one, am very happy to welcome it! I feel this way every year, but it’s especially strong this year. Twenty-fourteen has been one of those desert wandering sort of experiences, as if I’m walking in circles, getting nowhere fast, grumbling all…

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Looking Back and Dreaming Ahead

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Each year about this time, I get all excited for the New Year. January 1 is one of my favorite days, marking the start of something new. For me, that newness is related to an assessment of the year that is ending and a vision for the year that is…

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For the Tomorrows of 2012

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How grateful I am to have a few days this week to decompress! I get to read, rest, reflect—three of my favorite R-word activities! It seems that 2011 was in short supply of all these, although some changes throughout the year just may be culminating into a fresh New Year….

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Resolutions with substance

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How happy to know that I’m not the only one yet mulling over 2008 resolutions! My blog stats show that readers are still frequenting these topics (see this one) and even continuing to search for them through tags. Well, I’m still thinking of resolutions too! It’s only Day 15 of…

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2008: Big aspirations

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Ah, the new year. It’s that time when everyone is assessing the progress of 2007 and dreaming of perfection for 2008. And that leads us to New Year’s resolutions. These little phrases offer commitments and promises that will somehow make this year different from the last. Personally, I love resolutions….

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