January feels like a fresh start and time for a deep breath.
It's time to reflect on last year and wonder and dream about the coming year.
It's time to remember how much my boys have grown and changed in the last 12 months. And soak up each moment since more growing and changing will happen this year.
I know 2010 holds big things for us. My son David may have a surgery this year. We will continue to work on paying off our debt this year. Matthias will turn six this month (eek!). Steve and I will celebrate 11 years of marriage in July.
I know the Lord has plans for us.
They might be (well, probably are) different from my own plans. I want to be open to what God has for us. I want the desires of my heart to reflect his desires. I want to hold loosely to the things of this world and tightly to the everlasting things.
What are you dreaming about for 2010?
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Well said, Lisa! I love your honesty and your statement: “I want the desires of my heart to reflect his desires.”
I am dreaming about God’s purpose for my life. I am excited to see what God does this year!
This year, I’m all about the journey. I want to see what God and I can come up with, and excited to see where that might take us :).
Dreaming about new starts, fresh beginnings, making my way back to South Africa, and most of all falling deeper and deeper in love with Him.
For 2010, I am dreaming of a BABY! And financial peace in our lives…either through my husband getting a raise or me finally landing a job! As well as God to continue to show us where it is He wants us to be rather than where we think we should be or go. We have been solely living on pure faith & trust these last 6 months and while it’s been painful at times, we definitely know all of it (this) is for His glory! We continue to believe for amazing things to come!
Mary @ Passionate Perseverance says
peace of heart and mind, joy in daily living, content with where God has me.
Faith Barista Bonnie says
Congratulations on your upcoming 11 years with Hubby! I hope everything goes smoothly for your son’s surgery — and God will bless you in your care for Him.
I also have two boys, too — mine under 5 😉
“They might be (well, probably are) different from my own plans. I want to be open to what God has for us.”
I’m learning to get this in my head more as each year passes by — to see my heart freer to receive what it is He has for me!
I’m looking forward to the same thing, Lisa. My baby is going to be one and my four year old will be in pre-K, so I will have a little more time on my hands with the boys a little older. I’m asking God to direct me on where to invest that time.
I am trusting God in 2010 for a baby, to continue getting closer to Him and continue fortifying my marriage.