What if during this new year we tried to accomplish just one or two things we’re afraid of? And not slightly meaningless things like sky-diving or beetle consumption. I mean things that have a ripple effect into eternity.
I’m afraid of wearing bright red lipstick. But I’m also afraid of seriously praying about a vocation to the religious life. I’m afraid of sushi. And I’m afraid to let go of resentment and love my enemies.
I think you can tell which ones are under the “slightly meaningless” category.
First of all, I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! I know that the rest of the world is done with Christmas after December 25th, but we as Christians are just getting started. Now that all the gifting is finished, we are left to celebrate the real meaning of Christmas with no distractions.
This is the perfect setting to ask yourself questions about where you’ve been and where you’re going. After all, 2011 is just around the corner and everyone will be talking about their New Year’s resolutions. But did you know there is a right and a wrong way to craft a New Year’s resolution? It’s all about being S.M.A.R.T. Let me explain…