It’s easy to get worn down by life. The bombardment of bad news, contention, and uncertainty can lead to discouragement. Susan Miller has experienced all of that, but the start of a new year is an annual reminder to her to stay focused on and invest energy in the things that really matter. In this […]
2021: The Curtain Rises on the Rest of the Story In the classic epic drama of the movie, Gone with the Wind, the plot thickens as the Civil War brings destruction to Atlanta and wreaks havoc in the life of Scarlett O’Hara. (I saw the movie in the historic Fox Theatre, a landmark in downtown […]
2019 is in the past and a new year lies ahead. God offers a new beginning, a fresh start, today and every day. As 2019 drew to a close, you may have enjoyed meals with family and friends in holiday celebration. Plates cleared from the table were an unappealing mix of cold, half eaten food scraps that were headed for the sink or dishwasher for cleaning. You’d never think of putting the messy plate back on the shelf to be used for your next meal! In the same way, view last year as the plate that’s been washed clean. You’re starting the new year with a new beginning, a fresh start, a CLEAN plate.
Who do I want to be in 2019? Once again another new year is here. Funny how it rolls around every twelve months! For me, January is a time to re-exam my heart, my life, and ― my calendar. I take a look at the choices and decisions I’ve made and what I want to […]
Some attitudes and habits you’d like to change, but, as you start a new year, what do you want to carry over and continue? A phone call from an old friend reminded Susan what she wants to continue to include in her life.
Six ways to insert a fresh start With my inability to slow down time, each new year continues to emerge much too quickly in my life. My usual new year routine is to transfer annual dates and information from my old 8.5 x 11 month-at-a-glance calendar to my new, empty calendar – this year with […]