A few years ago I woke up on New Years Day with a little grumble in my heart. Truth be told, it was a big grumble. As I went to the Lord to find out why I was crabby before the day even started I realized I wasn’t hopeful for the next year. The year before was a very hard year …Read More »
Tag Archives: New Year
How One Day Can Change Your Life
Here we are at the beginning of a new year, possibly looking to improve life, to make changes or goals to achieve more. So how does one change their life? A new year offers opportunity to wipe the proverbial slate clean from the previous year, but will a New Year’s resolution accomplish a life change? Last year, several of my …Read More »
For My Single Girls This New Year
Goodbye, 2016! Oh my, this year was a crazy one for me, but I can say with all honesty that it was the best one yet. I learned a lot. I was stretched a lot. And my faith is stronger than yesterday for sure. I am really excited for this new year, and I fully believe it is going to …Read More »
Tips For Finding Love In The New Year!
I hope you had a happy, thriving holiday! Now that a new year has come, you may be focused on finding love in the new year. As Christians, we know God is in control of our lives. We walk in faith and prayer, and He supplies our needs and directs our paths. “But Alison,” you say, “I already know that I …Read More »
Top 10 Things To Lose In 2015
Every year about this time, most of us take stock of our physical well-being, or lack thereof. Right after Christmas and New Year celebrations, I feel extra motivation to shed a bit of bulge. But every January for the past few years, as I ponder the extent of the physical fitness reformation I’m willing to undertake, I get a glimpse …Read More »
When You Aren’t Looking Forward To The New Year
The dawning of a new year spells anticipation for many. For others, however, beginning a new calendar may bring an onset of discouragement. If your current situation appears full of promise, the New Year arrives loaded with possibilities. If you are feeling stuck in grief, uncertainty, unmet longings, relational pain or physical affliction, the prospect of another year of pain …Read More »
Does Your New Year Resolution Include Jesus?
By now, there’s a good chance your Christmas tree has been taken down and all the pine needles vacuumed up, if you had chosen to go for the real thing. All the lights have been unplugged and put away neatly (so as not to find them tangled) for next year. There are no longer signs of wrapping paper, but presents …Read More »
What If You Shouldn’t Resolve To Do Better This Year?
A new year. A clean slate. Resolutions. Dreams. Goals. A simple plan. Every year starts the same way for me. A list of how I am going to do things better, do things simpler, make healthy changes, begin a yearlong Bible study. Find my One Word for the year. Make a new plan. Start over. Maybe you know what I …Read More »
How To Make A New Start
‘Tis the season to be jolly! In many people’s minds, the holiday season is a closing of one chapter and a beginning of a new start. As that year passes, we have time to reflect. Did this year meet all of our expectations? Are we on track for our dreams and goals? Well, if you are anything like me, you will …Read More »
Hope For The New Year
Anything can happen today. As I think about the New Year ahead, I am overwhelmed with the possibilities. The anticipation of the good to come sets my soul soaring. Everything is possible. Life is a recurring cycle of waiting … then, suddenly. We hope for a change … salvation for a family member, financial provision, a relationship to be restored …Read More »