I decided to make this my first change because my relationship with God should be my #1 priority. I’m not going to pretend like it is, but I know it should be. That’s something I’m working on this year in general – making more time for Him. He and I…it is a relationship after all.
Reading the Bible is something I do pretty often, but not every day. And much like every diet I’ve ever attempted, when I miss a day it becomes really hard to get back on track. I’ve talked about this with Max and he was able to pinpoint that I felt the need to study the Bible, instead of just enjoying it. In the past couple of months, I’ve become much more consistent at reading most days, because I am just reading for pleasure – much like I would a novel – instead of making myself take notes, read commentary, etc.
I bought this One Year Bible a few years ago because it’s in my favorite translation – the New Living Translation. They layout of the plan is also appealing because you get a little bit of everything, every day – old testament, new testament, psalms and proverbs.
I think at some point I made it into February. Whoops. But, I’m committed to making this year different