Forget New Year's resolutions, let's try "New Day Resolutions"
By Niki Turner
My failure doesn't make me want to turn to the anti-resolution side, but I am looking for better ways to keep my resolutions. I've come to wonder if maybe we should be narrowing our focus. Maybe it's not about the next year, or the next six months, or even the next month or week... what if the reason we continue to flop and fail at our resolutions is because we're extending our vision beyond the grace we've been given?
The Bible is full of "daily" references, but this one is probably the most applicable...
I can relate to that statement, can you?
What if we made resolutions every day, not just on New Year's Day? Today may have been a no-good, terrible, horrible, awful, completely worthless day... which for many of us would mean the end of our resolve... but WHAT IF we just set today—with it's mistakes and shortcomings and disappointments and failures—aside, and really focused on this: