Tag Archives: New Year’s resolutions

Accomplished!

  What did you accomplish in 2017?     I kept my resolutions. Yea! A little good, a lot not so good Progress—not there yet, but I’m headed in the right direction Isaiah 26:12 (NIV) All that we have accomplished … Continue reading

Posted in Door of opportunity\ | Tagged , | Comments Off on Accomplished!

Balance of Power

    “It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks.” Helen Keller (1880-1968)  

Posted in Building character | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Balance of Power

Balanced towards God

I don’t always do things God’s way. Looking back, I see times when God was right and I was wrong. And not one time when I was right and God was wrong. 

Posted in Government structure | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Maintaining Balance

My goal for 2017 was “divine balance.” To keep my efforts–health, home, job, writing, ministry–moving forward without trespassing on each other’s boundaries. And more importantly, without trespassing on God’s boundaries. I did OK. Not great, but good enough.    What … Continue reading

Posted in House and home | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Balanced, for God’s Sake

  2017 aspirations: divine sense, blessed balance Here’s some 17th Century wisdom to help–   “. . . our sanctification did not depend upon changing our works, but in doing that for GOD’s sake, which we commonly do for our own.” Brother Lawrence The … Continue reading

Posted in Building character | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Divine Sense

    We talk about common sense. What is it?   Good judgment Knowing the right thing and doing it Where high ideals meet real life If only common sense were more common! If only divine sense were more common: … Continue reading

Posted in Building character | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Finishing, Well?

    It’s the last week of the year. What’s on your agenda?   After-Christmas sales New Year’s resolutions Finish my 2016 to-do list My “one-word” for 2016 was two words: Finish It I did. And I didn’t. I cleaned … Continue reading

Posted in Building character | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Finish Chronologically

I already explained that my 2016 one-word is two words: Finish it. As I explained yesterday, God answered my request for a Bible-reading plan: Finish it. I knew exactly what God meant. A couple years ago, I was working my way … Continue reading

Posted in Door of opportunity\ | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Finish Chronologically

Resolved to Read

  New Year’s resolutions. Is Bible reading included in yours?     I’m aiming for more Bible reading than last year Don’t need a resolution, I already read the Bible I don’t make resolutions There’s no doubt that Bible reading will … Continue reading

Posted in Door of opportunity\ | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Resolved to Read

Start the Finish

  So my New Year’s one-word is two words:                            Finish it.   I started a list of things I need to finish. It includes a variety of projects: … Continue reading

Posted in Door of opportunity\ | Tagged , | 2 Comments