It’s that time of the year again! Along with it comes the onslaught of new dreams, fresh goals, and minds committed to getting it all done!
With that being said, we all know we won’t always meet all the goals we set out to accomplish. This can be for several reasons; Sometimes, life simply gets in the way. Unexpected events, good, bad, and indifferent, pop up in our timelines and we have to pause or stop our goal chasing all together. For those who are dealing with this currently, I totally empathize with you.
Then, there are some people who just don’t know where to start when it comes to setting goals. Setting goals sounds like an easy thing to do, but I believe some extra thought is needed to create goals that are measurable, attainable, and reachable! Maybe you don’t know where to begin because you have a bunch of wonderful ideas, and you want to narrow things down, but you don’t know where to start. Or, perhaps you had a difficult year and you’re not sure how to pick yourself up to give goal-setting another go. This can leave us feeling drained and overwhelmed before we ever really begin.
Praise God that we serve an awesome, strong, and wide God who can help us pull things together this New Year and run after each thing he places on our hearts. Might I add that because of his grace and mercy, we can do so in excellency!
If you’re in the process of planning your 2018 New Year goals, wonderful! Grab a pen and paper and jot some of these tips down so you can reflect on them and incorporate them into your New Year strategizing.
Here are seven practical ways to create and meet your goals for the coming year:
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