2016 was an amazing year for me, the biggest highlight of it was having our daughter Demi in January and she will be turning one in less than 2 weeks, can you believe that? I really am shocked that we were able to keep a tiny human alive for a whole year lolll. I remember this time last year, i had started maternity leave and was just waiting for lil Demi to make her appearance, but of course she decided a princess cannot be rushed. I walked so much, would go on walks round the mall for hours on end but nothing, lunges etc but nothing moved her, my belly was still up high and no sign of her coming from my doctor appointments, what a princess she was.
We had some highs and lows in various areas of life as usual but all in all with God we made it through as a family and i cannot thank God enough for that.
I don’t usually make new year resolutions because i do not really believe in them. i mean we set out to make all these numerous changes all at once on January 1st and hope we can stick to them, which according to research about 30% of people fall by January 31st, most can’t even remember what resolutions they made by the middle of the year and only about 10% actually succeed by the end of the year. So left to me, i prefer to set smart goals that i can keep track of and work on throughout the year.
So, i have made a rough draft of my goals for the year but i really need to put them into actionable steps so i can stick to them. However, the most important goal of them all is following God more and knowing him in a way i have never done before. This year i want to seek God and go into a deeper relationship with him. Last year i walked with him but not like i would have loved to, i didn’t always follow his voice or spend time with him like i should have. I did my own thing and took forever to get things done that would otherwise have been faster if i had just taken the time to listen to him. Don’t we all do that lol, we think we know it all and put God to the sidelines while we figure it out ourselves. I believe that by walking with him more, he can guide me towards his purpose for my life because i do not want to chase after my own will and have it clash with his own. You only end up frustrated if your will clashes with his will. I want his will and not my will.
This year at my church, its our year of Double Restoration, so i would love my relationship with God to be doubly restored in all areas. This year for me is basically about walking side by side with God through every single step. I pray to stay put till he tells me to move and only go where he leads me. I want to let go of trying to figure things out myself cause that just stressed me out so much in 2016.
Anyway lovelies, i look forward to an amazing 2017 with you all as usual. I am certain that 2017 will be a life changing year that will show the awesomeness of God for all to see. Amen