A new year brings new opportunities. A blank page, a clean slate. How ever you may look at it, it is a new beginning. It is up to you to make the most of it. Have you written any New Year’s resolutions? Have you told someone, “This year will be different?”
I have noticed an increasing number of distracted, discourteous and what I call self-centered drivers on the roads lately. With the holidays quickly approaching I can’t help but think this will get worse.
Like Jonah, many of us struggle to embrace God’s will for our lives. Although I know that listening to God is always the best choice, I also know that it is rarely the easiest choice. Don’t let reluctance prevent you from fulfilling His purpose.
I have wonderful memories of my Granny. She was kindhearted, loved her family, always taking care of others and she believed in reading her Bible and talking with the Lord.
Pack your snack, check your folder, socks and shoes. That’s the checklist I give my kids every morning. What I hear is: “Where’s my hairbrush? Have you seen my shirt? What goes with these shorts? I need money. Can you sign this?” Typical morning in most households.