As I was looking through my "resolutions" I like to call goals, I tried to think of a word that could sum up all of them. Nothing really came to mind. But, as I started thinking about life and the year we have ahead of us I thought of it!
(v) to yield (something) to the possession or power of another;deliver up possession of on demand or under duress.
I love making lists, if anyone reading this knows me…they know that. I am a very goal oriented person, I like to be organized and I loovee some lists! I like the contentment that it gives to me checking off each item. I am sort of like that with my life too. Which can be a good thing and a bad thing. I have my vision of how I would like things to go or to be, and sometimes life happens and it doesn't turn out that way.
I would like to make my focus be on
The word, surrender reminds me of this Bible verse, Matthew 11:29: “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
I know that all of these things that I worry about, obsess about, or loose sleep over I really have no control over. I have realized that this year, for two thousand and twelve I would like to
all of my goals, all of my worries, and all of myself to the Lord. Because I know if I do that, really do that, I will have the best year yet. And that is my hope, for the best year yet.