I’m not a big one for New Year’s Resolutions but there are several habits that I’ve let slip over the last couple of years and would like to re-establish them for this year.
One is to not only read Scripture each day but also to pray, to reflect, and to write about what I’ve read.
Another is to read a book on theology or Christian living or a devotional in addition to my Bible reading.
One thing I’ve let slip is regular exercise. I used to walk and do Pilates exercises several times a week. I’d like to slowly build regular walking into my schedule again both for my health and for thinking/meditating time. Perhaps I’ll think about adding Pilates back in once I have regular walks going.
I used to read at least one non-fiction book for every two fiction books but in the last couple of years, my non-fiction reading has dwindled to almost nothing so my goal this year is to read at least one non-fiction book for every three fiction books.
If I can re-establish those four habits in my daily life (or every other day for walking) then 2014 will be a productive year in many ways.