Friday, January 6, 2012

Never too late?

I am embarrassed at how long it has been since my last post. This is one of my new year’s resolutions. The local news around us has been abuzz with resolutions do and don'ts. One of the recommendations that seem to be repeated is to make your resolutions specific. So I am making resolutions that fall into 7 categories: Spiritual, Work, Home, Family, Physical, Mental, and Yard.
Since my work is mainly taking care of the kids I think this will grow to encompass my blog and other crafty ventures. One of my "work" goals is to post weekly on my blog. It may be just a few words or thoughts or a long post about what creative project I have launched into but it will be made weekly.
I had all intentions of posting the below thoughts before Christmas but well bronchitis got in the way! It hit me hard and landed me in bed for 3+ days.

While sitting in my Christmas Eve service at church I had a "light bulb" moment (sorry for the over used cliché).

It occurred to me that the birth of Jesus allowed some words to enter into our vocabulary that would not have the great meaning they have without this gift.

Given Jesus’s birth;
Sanctification, redemption, and sacrifice would not have the earth shattering meaning
We have a clear picture of what love, promises and forgiveness look like.
Joy has a separate and eternal meaning from happiness.

I plan on printing these truths and keeping them as a daily reminder. He truly is in the details as small as a word’s definition!

Happy New Year!