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One Christian Dad


New Year’s Resolutions don’t work for me. I have made many, many, New Year’s resolutions in the past, just like you all probably have.  I made all the usual promises like, “I am gonna quit smoking.  I am gonna be a better Christian. I am gonna volunteer at a homeless shelter. Go to the gym, get in shape, eat healthier. Eat less junk food. Be a better dad….husband…son…whatever.”

Not once did I follow through on a “New Year’s” resolution.  By February 1st all my resolutions were forgotten.

Why is that?

stop smoking 1Well, I think the reason is that we cannot simply change ourselves based on one moment of commitment.  It takes a daily recommitting and an understanding that we are weak, painfully weak.  For instance, when I  smoked my last cigarette on that September day some 4 years ago, I did not simply say, “I am done for my life.”  There…

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