June is the New January (Happy Mid-New Year!)

Happy Mid-New Year

I didn’t make any New Year’s Resolutions this year.  I had dreams, goals and hopes and I even wrote some of them down, but not as a MUST-DO resolution. It’s not because I don’t like a list – I love a list.  I just tend to be very disappointed when I miss the mark, and it can cause me to just shut down and give up. I didn’t want to shut down anymore, so I decided to do something different this year.

I gave myself permission to just keep trying. I gave myself permission to fail, and I gave myself grace in the process.  I decided to not quit. I was excited and moving in a good direction.

I wanted to lose weight.

I wanted to be healthy.

I wanted to write.

I wanted to spend quality time with my kids and husband.

I wanted to go deeper in my faith with Jesus.

And then, without warning, my world was shaken. I was out of sorts and afraid.
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I blew it! Again.


I blew it! Again.

I didn’t make any New Years Resolutions this year.  Not one. I picked my word for the year {NEW} and wanted to just focus on Jesus and all of the ways He is making me new.  I bought a pretty journal (again) and my goal was to write.  It lasted nine days and I even missed some of those days.  So today, I see it sitting on my desk and I feel so defeated.

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