Twelve Steps to a Good Year, part 1

Steps 1 and 2

This letter and the ones that follow in this series are designed to equip you to appropriate the fullness of God’s provision and blessing in the year that lies ahead.

The theme I have chosen for this series is the need for making right resolutions. The new year has been traditionally associated with resolutions.

Though it is not quite so fashionable today, when I was a boy growing up, at the end of the old year and the beginning of the new year, everybody made good resolutions for the new year—often knowing all too well that their resolutions would not last long. However, I do believe it is appropriate to make or reaffi rm resolutions at this time of year.

You see, resolutions (or decisions) determine attitudes. Our attitudes determine our approach to a situation. Our approach to a situation determines its outcome.

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