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New Year’s resolutions

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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Bible Reading Based on Alliteration

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Each year I include Bible reading goals in my New Year’s resolutions. I am always excited about digging into the Word and meeting my God for a feast in the year to come. Some people may think that starting a Bible reading plan on January 1 is trite. Lots of…

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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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Rev Your Brain Cells

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How I love the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Not because I take vacation time (although I love to do that and wish I could do so this week)–but, rather, this is when I reflect on the past year and dream about the one to start. I think about…

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Get Buff in 31 Days

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Ah, a new year. How I love January 1. It is the day of new beginnings, with the year stretching before me like a plain, with no obstructions as far as the eye can see. To this unobstructed landscape I’ve been asking God to help me add in the things…

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I’m Dreaming of a New Year

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It’s not yet Christmas, but I’m already thinking ahead to a new year. I always get reflective toward the end of December, and this year is no different. Dreaming goes hand-in-hand with reflection for me, so then I start to turn from the past 12 months to the next 12…

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Resolutions Practical and Personal

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If you get giddy thinking about New Year’s resolutions, then you are probably a go-getter or a dreamer. (I myself am a dreamer. Resolutions put feet—very small feet—to my idealism.) For this year’s wish list, I’m going to brush off some previous hopes and dreams and repackage them a bit….

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Pondering 2008 resolutions

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We’re one week into the new year. How are your resolutions holding up? I’m already behind. You see, I’m still pondering my goals and dreams for 2008. I haven’t even put them to paper yet. Even though my goals are still in process, I feel oddly at ease about it….

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