Are you living a life full of meaning? Or do you feel like you're just existing?I'm guessing you want more. Let's go get it together, shall we?
Have you ever set New Years’ resolutions with great gusto, only to find that by the end of January you’ve broken them already?
Maybe it’s time to set some goals that you can actually achieve this year, and have a really great year where you accomplish some things that until now, you’ve only ever dreamed of doing.
Here’s what I’ve found helps me when setting New Years’ resolutions :
1. Create goals, rather than resolutions
Resolutions generally are the sort that involve you having to give up something or do something you really don’t want to do. I don’t know about you, but that doesn’t motivate me much. So I suggest you create a goal, instead. One that excites you.
I love learning.
I once heard someone say that if we’re not learning, we’re not growing. I believe that.
I also have a strange habit of reading multiple books at once. Or maybe you do that too? Yay! We can both be unusual together:)
My 13 year old has been making his own Top Trumps games for a couple of years now, all hand-drawn and cut out. This week though, he made his first Top Trumps with the computer. He based it on one of his favourite subjects, Rollercoasters from all around the world.
If you want to, as a fun activity for your child, you can also make your own Top Trumps game with a subject that your son loves. Here’s how to do it :
1. Choose your subjectread more
Card games are a great way to have fun with your “tween” aged boy. One of our favourites is a game called Speed. I’ve outlined the rules for you below :
The Speed card game we play is best played with 2 players and these are the rules :
SETTING UP THE CARDS
– Each player puts down 1 card face up, then the next 5 face down in a row (see picture below)read more
It’s good to think about God’s love for us, to mull over this great love and let the truth of it sink deep down into our soul.
Recently, I collected together a number of verses about God’s love and found some great truths contained in them.
Here they are :
1. He rescued us because of His love
Before we knew God, we were enslaved to sin and in need of rescuing.read more
This last week our eldest son became a teenager! I believer in celebrating this transition and making it special and memorable. So we planned a few ways to commemorate this milestone in his life.
First, he had a party with a few of his favourite friendsread more