Monday, January 01, 2007
A New Year
Since it is New Years Day, I thought maybe it might be a good idea to talk about resolutions since so many people make them each year.
Its been years since I made new years resolutions, but I have set a few goals for myself at the beginning of a new year. This year though, at the suggestion of someone very wise, I have taken the time to think back through the past year and write down 3 accomplishments for the year.
It took some time to sort through the things I had done and write down the 3 that have impacted my life the most.
Feel free to do the same thing and if you wish, share them here by way of comment, you never know who you may inspire.
#1 Join the gym and seriously commit to getting in shape. Its helped me feel good about myself, feel better, more energy, it has made me realize I am indeed aging, which was an eye opener for me. It has also helped me stay focused on loosing weight.
#2 Read a book and act on what I had read. Work on putting into practice things that have changed my life in so many ways. This book has given me direction and had me look very honestly at my life. "Finding Your Own North Star"
#3 Seeing all three of our children married to wonderful, kind and loving spouses. It felt like this year with two weddings, an aspect of motherhood is finished and I feel so good about the children we have raised.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...