Several years ago I began a New Year’s MORE and LESS practice. A look back at the year just ending and forward to the year ahead—in conversation with God.
What were some attitudes/actions/activities that characterized my life this past year? Which would I like to see LESS of, and what would I like to see MORE of? Gratefully, I have seen change in most of these arenas. Yet my list remains remarkably the same, adding or subtracting only a few each year.
I do set a few specific, measurable goals, as the life coaches say I should. Those goals will often come out of these heart desires. I know it is impossible to see significant change in so many areas. These MORE and LESS statements, thus, really reflect the ongoing work I hope God keeps doing in me. And they embody my commitment to cooperate with Him. (more…)