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The verse God has given me for 2010 is a clear guide and I'm listening. Proverbs 31: 16 says:
16 She considers a [new] field before she buys or accepts it [expanding prudently and not courting neglect of her present duties by assuming other duties]; with her savings [of time and strength] she plants fruitful vines in her vineyard.With that in mind, and the fact that I had a migraine for two days after the wedding, I've taken some down~time to think about my goals for the upcoming semester, and year. Here are a few things I will be implementing:
1. Simplify! ~ This is an ongoing challenge for me, and one I'm working on in all areas of my life.
2. Give! ~ I'm going to do my own "Big Give" in 2010, as part of the Declutter Challenge hosted by AmysFinerThings. I don't have a garage, or time for a garage sale, so my goal is to give away 730 things from my home during 2010. I know I can do this and I'm excited about the idea. I've added a widget in the right hand column with a counter to track the progress of my giving.
3. Read! ~ With a Lion/Beaver personality, and a love language to others of Acts of Service, I have a hard time justifying taking time to sit and read, other than studying my Bible. I know that this is an area I need to improve, so I am committing to read one book a month from my personal reading list, (all school materials are excluded!).
4. Say NO! ~ My husband was not pleased with my physical condition after devoting so much time and energy to a recent project, and has asked that I
Sabbatical: from Hebrew shabbat, i.e., Sabbath, literally a "ceasing") is a rest from work
What changes are you making this year?