It is the start of a new year. It is a time for making decisions about goals and aspirations for the new year. It is a time for dreaming and imagining all the possibilities that life has to offer through God’s goodness and mercy. Starting last year I chose to stop pursuing the idea of making resolutions I knew I would inevitably fail at reaching due to circumstances or choice. Instead for 2014, I decided to embrace several words for the year – including #Create, #Delight and #Write. These are words that embrace the path I would like to see my life take in the coming months. I want to create memories with my children. I want to create a lasting impact in our children for God’s Kingdom. I want to create a lasting love of learning in everything we do for our homeschool. As a result of this desire to create, one of the Life Verses I have chosen is Psalm 51:10. I want a clean heart that helps to renew a right spirit within me:
I want our family to spend time creating art, journals and other things that bring glory to God. My plan is to spend time working on Bible Journaling, Art projects, journaling, writing and other ways of creating memories and tangible items.
For this year, I also want to delight in every aspect of our life. I want to delight in all the changes that are around us. I want our children to delight in the world around them as well. I want them to focus on the delights of the world rather than concentrating on the negatives. I want our family to delight in God’s Word and in spending time intentionally with Him. Delighting in the Lord leads to greater joy, contentment and vision for the future.
My second Life Verse is:
When we delight in the Lord, He will give us the desires of our heart. It may not come in our time or be what we thought we actually wanted, but instead it may be something far greater.
So what is going on with you today? I look forward to hearing from you.
#Delight #Write #Create #OneWord365