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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Out with the old, in with the new

Do y’all make New Year’s resolutions?  I never really have.  I figure God has a work to do in me pretty much on a daily basis, so… well, you know. 

But, there is a lot of good that comes from setting goals and planning for the future. 

I looked up the top 10 New Year’s resolutions for 2009.  Here they are:

1.  Spend more time with family and friends

Suz Me and Mom 072608

2.  Fit in fitness (exercise)

Asics Gel-Nimbus 10

3.  Tame the bulge (diet)

Healthy eating

4.  Quit smoking

Stop smoking

5.  Enjoy life more (reduce stress)

Reduce stress 

6.  Quit drinking

Quit drinking

7.  Get out of debt/Save money

Get out of debt

8.  Learn something new

Learn something new

9.  Help others

Charlsie and David 091008

10.  Get organized

Get organized

Did yours make the list?

If I were to make New Year’s resolutions, I would have these on my list:

Pray more

praying-hands

Spend more time in God’s Word

God's Word

If you’re interested in reading the Bible through in 2009, starting tomorrow, our pastor is beginning a new blog, called “Living by the Book” which will include a daily devotional and suggested reading that will take you through the entire Bible this year!!  To access it, click here.

Thank you all for reading my blog this year – your comments really make it so much more fun!!  I look forward to reading about all of your lives throughout the coming year.

I hope that your New Year’s Eve is safe and fun and filled with friends and laughter – and that 2009 is a year of great blessing for you all!!

Happy New Year!!

6 comments:

Kelly said...

I wasn't reading this carefully enough and I thought those top 10 were yours and all I could think was "Jacquie - you SMOKE????????" ha ha ha ha ha ha ha !!!!!!! You scared me for a minute.
Happy new year to you and David!

petrii said...

So I like your list better than the top 10!! Pray more -- read the Word more -- GREAT GOALS!!!

HAVE A BLESSED, SAFE AND HAPPY NEW YEAR,

Dawn

Susie said...

I had to laugh out loud at the picture of the poor disorganized lady. How funny!

I don't really make New Year resolutions either. One thing I do hope to do is to appreciate the time I have left on this earth more.

Happy New Year Jacquie!!!

Betsy said...

Happy New Year, Jacquie!! I loved all your resolutions and have ones similar! I hope 2009 is a wonderful year for you and your sweet family! :)

Dorothy said...

Hi Jacquie,
My main resolution has always been to lose weight. I always gain a few pounds over the month of December.
Happy New Year to you and your family!

Kyla said...

Kayla told me about your pastor's blog with the bible everyday and I am def. going to go check it out! I think that's awesome!