~I will clean the house less frequently, because one
child reading a picture book of mine at bedtime is worth all the dust bunnies
in the world.
~I will invite more people over to dinner this year
than last so I can eat my husband’s fabulous cooking more often.
~I will finish “the novel” I started because I have
no reason not to. Plus, I will try not to end my sentences with a preposition.
~I will continue to curl up in bed with my teen and
pre-teen before they fall asleep because this is when they tell me all their
~I will blog because it’s a necessary evil, and I
will eat my nuts, fruits and veggies while I blog, for the same reason.
~I will have more Friday night family game nights so
I can become a Scrabble whiz and cream Lisa during the next retreat (she knows
who she is), and become better at crossword puzzles so dementia won't set in.
Wait, what was I talking about?
~I will pack my gym clothes and put them into the car
with every intention of hitting Planet Fitness on my way home from work, but I may
wait until February when the parking lot is empty.
~I will teach my girls to do more chores like
cleaning the grill and washing the parakeet cage.
~I will greet my husband with a bow in my hair and a
grin on my face when he returns home from work. Cut, Cut, that would be
frightful. How about, I will go on more dates with my husband when he’s
~And my favorite resolution, I will spend time with
those seniors who are alone and unable to get out and about. Oh, that’s part of
my job. Lucky me! But I will treasure those times all the more!
For I was hungry
and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and
you welcomed me, 36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited
me, I was in prison and you came to me.