So this is my not so secret (anymore) confession, "I do not make New Years resolution! No, I don't and I do not feel guilty about not doing so!" I won't get into the details about the why of it, let's just say that me personally, I do not make myself promises/New Years resolutions that I know deep within myself I'll break even before the first month of the year gets done...I mean yoyo diets that gives microwave fat burning results from our body from the foods that our mouth should not have taken in in the first place...signing up for the gym subscription that we never use....like saying I am going to make serious changes in spending habits (like happiness comes in a box from Amazon.com). This one is not for you right? Hope not. By now though, I believe we got the picture.
But here comes the twist. Yesterday, I had reason to ask myself this one simple question, "What am I going to do different this time around to ensure that 2013 is my best year yet?"
There were a number of things I internalized that went like this:
- Draw closer to God in order to have a more intimate and personal relationship with Him.
- Increase my frequency of prayer.
- I could do with loving myself more than I am doing now so that I can 'infect' the whole world through that God kind of love. (Agape love)
- How about pampering myself more (lately my work schedule has not been allowing me to do much of that).......
Then it got more twisted once I read my subscription mail I received from "Higher Awareness" that same day. I went on to check out their "9 powerful questions to fuel a powerful year, our gift to you!" But don't all these things add up to setting oneself to making resolutions for the New Year? It's like doing the same old same old generically manufactured stuff. Perhaps, depending on how you see it.
Deep within my spirit, I knew I had to listen and go the way that my heart was leading me to go and that is, I do not need New Years resolution but I will leave it and allow God to lead and guide my steps each day. I will keep on telling my story of God's true amazing love for me and how He continue to manifest His divine purpose for my life even right here on my Blog. Then as if to bring me the confirmation I needed to tell me I was right on track with my new perspective, I came across this amazing video today by Iyanla Vanzant: How To Rewrite Your Life Story (VIDEO) I was totally blown away by it! I loved every bit of it and I am certain that you would too, just check it for yourself.
If telling my story will cause love to permeate into the hearts of mankind and those who are touched by this Blog around the world, then I know we are on our way to more love and peace here on earth!
If telling my story would cause someone else to be better and to do it better than I did, then I know that I am impacting lives and it's okay according to the word to make room for that gift and that someone else can do it ever better than I can!
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