February 1st Is a Good Time to Revisit My Resolution for 2013

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On January 6th, I finally came up with my New Year’s Resolution. Of course, I’d thought of all the “usual” things-weight loss, excercise, eating better, becoming a millionaire…
But when it came right down to it, what I needed to strive for and give to those around me was something much bigger, much more challenging because it means thinking about each of my actions, slowing down and stopping to pray and think before I react. I haven’t been completely successful, but I HAVE made great strides!

Here’s what I wrote on January 6th-

I’ve finally made my resolution. Yes, I could use a little weight loss. Yes, I could eat better. Yes, I could wake up and go for a run or a walk.

But my resolution is kindness. I resolve to act and speak more kindly, to try hard to make my first response a response that is loving and kind instead of sarcastic or heavy. I need this, my children need this, those around me need this. And to be honest, I think it would be easier to shed 30lbs than to think my words and actions through. So here I go…

Doing the Dance of the Children~

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One Comment

  1. Comment by Susan:

    A beautiful choice!

    Encouraging the growth of the fruits of the Spirit in our lives can never be a bad thing.

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