I've been reflecting the past few days on 2010. Did I accomplish any of my New Year's resolutions? That would be a big "NO". I am one of "those" people who makes many New Year's resolutions every year and I don't typically keep any of them. But looking back on this past year I realize there were changes in my life. First, our family grew: a new grandson (4 grandkids now, yeah), two new great-nieces by way of adoption and two new great-nephews. We became involved with "Trees of Glory" by having a sponsor child, Dege.
Then there was the life adjusting changes: my husband medically retired the beginning of December. I also became a blogger this year quite by accident. I had never even been on a blog when my niece started a blog to document her journey through adoption and as I followed it (and others) I just knew it was for me. I'm not very good at it but I do love it. I grew in my Christian faith and developed a servant's heart for orphans and widows. None of these were my resolutions but all of these were great blessings.
This year I think I'll do something different. I will just resolve to be the best "me" that I can be. Instead of saying resolutions, I'm saying a prayer. God, Please help me find the strength to resolve to be a better Christian, servant, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, sister, friend and neighbor. Show me the way Lord.
Happy New Year!
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