Why I Never Make New Year Resolutions

New Year, 2017, Marge Fenelon, Holidays

I stopped making New Year resolutions ages ago. Instead, I choose three Scripture passages to copy, print, and keep handy throughout the year. I review them as often as possible and give them some serious prayer time at least once a month. I keep the printed copy in a conspicuous place because I’m one of those people who remembers things I see better than things I hear or note mentally.

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Five Things You Might Not Know about January 1

So, when we wake up on New Year’s Day, we can go ahead and turn the calendar page and get excited over the prospects of a brand new year. We can also hit the Bloody Mary’s to alleviate our hangover symptoms. But far more than that, we can rejoice because we are deeply loved by a Mother who is, not only Mother of God but also our Mother.

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