My Journey with New Year’s Resolutions

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January. It’s always kind of a bummer month in Alaska. The holidays are over, I am paler than ever, and probably a few pounds heavier from the holidays. It is cold and dark, and shaving my legs has become a habit of old. However, January holds one of my most sacred traditions — it is the month I dream and set and share my New Year’s goals. While it’s just another month to many, it is, to me, like a graduation ceremony, a symbolic culmination of one chapter and the commencement of the next. I have always loved the cycle of seasons and new days the Lord lavished on us when he created the world and the way it works. He gives away new chances like they don’t cost him a thing, and they arrive to us as bright and beautiful as the recent freshly-fallen snow. His constant creation of newness drives me to dream of what could be. When I was in college, I was a student to a very special professor. She has since passed away, but she inspired and helped develop a habit in my life that will be a part of her legacy. At the beginning of each semester, she challenged … Read More