Tomorrow starts a new year. It’s usually a time for resolutions, a time to give some thought to where we have been and where we might be going. One of the problems with making resolutions is that we have trouble keeping them. I know this firsthand. After many years of making and breaking promises for the new year, I figured that it might be better to just focus on one problem area. So, if you are like I am, my advice is, look at your life. Make a sincere effort to find out in which single area you can improve. Focus on changing that part of your life. Put that resolution on paper and keep it with you. Add a daily prayer to that single resolution, asking God to help you make that change. This strategy helped me make some important changes. It’s a strategy that might work for you. Happy New Year, and God bless your resolutions!
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