New Heart Resolution
Start writing a post
Self Love

New Heart Resolution

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10

96
New Heart Resolution
https://www.pexels.com/photo/scrabble-resolutions-3297/

Daenne's Journal Fam, I know it has been long overdue, but I am back!!!

With the New year, it's the common time for a lot of us to make our new year's resolution list which is not wrong at all. But, research has shown that 80% of new year's resolution are failed by February and only 8% people achieve their new year's resolution. If you are not part of the 8%, it is okay because I am right there with you.

With new year's resolutions, I often try to fix things from the outside which is why I always fail. There was an event that happened in my life recently where I should have been overjoyed and give God praise, but instead, I was being ungrateful and my heart was full of pride. I was convicted that what happened was not to blame for my reaction; my problem was a heart problem. For this year, I am going to reverse my game and work from the inside out for better results.

Instead of having a long list of things I want to be changed in my life, I will be focusing on my heart. Many of the things we want to see changed will never change until our heart is at the right place. Like Pastor Derek mentioned in a sermon on the last Sunday of the year, instead of being all hype and say I am going to go to the gym and lose weight, we should have the mindset that this is the body that God has given me and I will take care of it.

A lot of times we want to change so many things around us when what really need the change is us and what is inside of us. I want you to think about all your New Year's Resolution and test your heart because maybe your new year's resolutions should start with your heart. Instead of cutting so many people off every year, maybe you should start learning more about people before you let them in your life. Instead of setting so many big goals that you will not even start, maybe you should start smaller because success is not about getting to the finish line. Success is about every step you take. Now don't get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with having big dreams, but you have to work at it.

Daenne's Journal Fam, my New Year's Resolution is for God to create a pure heart in me and for my spirit to be renewed and steadfast (Psalm 51:10). I pray that this is your prayer as well.

Remember, if you live to see today, it means that yesterday was your day and today is yours as well, and if you live to see January 1st it means that 2018 was your year and 2019 is already your year. Stop saying 2018 was not your year just because your wish didn't come true. Your wish didn't come true because God didn't see fit to provide you with what you were asking for or He is just working on something better for you. Enjoy the little things in life while being faithful to our God and you will start seeing the beauty of life.

Happy New Year's Daenne's Journal Fam.

Xoxo,

DD

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

93708
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less
a man and a woman sitting on the beach in front of the sunset

Whether you met your new love interest online, through mutual friends, or another way entirely, you'll definitely want to know what you're getting into. I mean, really, what's the point in entering a relationship with someone if you don't know whether or not you're compatible on a very basic level?

Consider these 21 questions to ask in the talking stage when getting to know that new guy or girl you just started talking to:

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments