I have been reflecting the last few days on the things I would like to improve in 2010. I must say I am very content with my life. Of course, there are always things I would like to improve, but overall I am very blessed. I wake up each day trying to be a better wife, mother and person. I was looking back at the previous year’s blogs about goals and can really see all the work I have done. It feels good to know I am making progress.
My priorities for 2010 remain the same……God, Husband, Children, Home
GOD – SPIRITUAL LIFE
So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Goal for 2010: Time Daily with God’s Word / Our Daily Bread – Daily Devotional
PHYSICAL LIFE (TAKE CARE OF SELF)
Medically, I have had a good year, with little illness. But, honestly this is still the area I need to work on the most in my life. I rarely take time for myself and I spread myself pretty thin a lot of the time.
Goals for 2010:
·Continue to go to the Community Center 2 – 3 times a week to run
·Establish a better sleep pattern – up by 6:30 am each morning/in bed by 10:00.
·Take medication daily to maintain health.
·Make and Take lunch to work daily
HOME LIFE – MARRIAGE, CHILDREN and HOMEMAKING
This year I am going to focus on maintaining the progress I have made with Homemaking. I have a good system and routines in place, but I just fall off the wagon far more often than I would like to and find it so discouraging.
She watches over the ways of her household.- Proverbs 31:27
Goals for 2010:
·Complete Bedtime and Morning Routine Daily
·Complete chores daily from the Motivated Moms Planner
·Wash dishes every evening.
Remember: Be generous with praise – cautious with criticism.
Motherhood is a privilege, and our children our crowning glory. -(1 Timothy 2:15)
FINANCIAL LIFE– (FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY)
We have done very well with living within our means in 2009.Christmas was paid for in cash and no debt was accumulated. I want to continue this journey with a long-term goal of living Debt Free.
- Continue Weekly Budget and Debt Repayment Program (Debtproofliving.com)
- Pay extra towards debt each month.
SOCIAL LIFE (EXTENDED FAMILY/FRIENDS)
As I think of this area of my life, I know this is an area that I don’t prioritize. Partly this is due to my personality. I am more of an introvert and a bit uncomfortable in social settings, so I avoid them. I just love being at home with hubby and the kids. Recently, I noticed this same thing with my son. He would rather be at home hanging out with us, then going out and experiencing new social experiences. I can SO relate to that!
That is a run down of my priorities for 2010. I would not be successful if I was to think I could accomplish goals in every area of my life. So this year I will focus mostly on my spiritual, physical, financial life and homemaking. You might think that it would be easier to just make a list of goals. I think my thinking of each area individually is helpful in really examining what I want to work on.
What are your goals/priorities for 2010????
Wishing you much happiness and success in 2010!