Thursday, January 1, 2009
Happy New Year
2009 has begun. I did not stay up to welcome its start--my brain does not function well during those deep hours of the night. But I was awake with its first rays of sun and (peeking out from under warm covers) wished the New Year a happy birthday.
I also pondered what my goals should be for this year. I have several I want to accomplish, but I worry it will be too hard to reach some of them. Some are standard ones I try to accomplish every year:
- Attend the temple monthly
- Live within our means
Some are stretch goals:
-Have a date night once a month
- Lose weight (these last 7 pounds are proving to be stubborn)
And some are just big ideas:
- Submit my manuscript for a second book
- Complete a home improvement project
With all these resolutions floating around in my head, I can't help but think that despite all the challenges 2008 brought, it was truly a good year. In some ways it seemed the world started falling apart, but for me personally 2008 was rewarding. I pray 2009 will be the same way, both for me and for you!
Happy New Year!