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Setting goals is never easy. The list I create is always too long and overwhelming.
So this year I purchased a set of workbooks curated by Seth Godin called “Pick Four“. Pick Four is a quarterly goal setting program originally written by the late Zig Ziglar and republished by Seth in a more contemporary “workbook” format.
Four goals, worked on everyday, reviewed every week.
That’s all there is to it.
How Does Goal-Setting Work?
Studies have determined that there are generally three things that make goal setting achievable.
- Small Steps
- Consistent effort
Just taking a moment of reflection and thanksgiving to the Father for sending us Jesus.
It simply amazes me that the uncreated became human and dwelt among us, ultimately becoming the supreme sacrifice for all.
Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”
Luke 2:10-11 “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”
With joy I celebrate the One who is forever worthy.
Make sure that you set aside a small part of this day and break open of the Bible and read His story with a grateful heart.
Am I excited about who is in the White House? Honestly, “no”.
Here are a few things I am thinking about, post-election.
So, what are we to do now?
Continue living as salt and light in our country. Jesus is looking for those who will change history by telling His-story. To serve and love well