Saturday, February 5, 2011
One of my goals for 2011
I am currently working on reading the bible in 90 days. However every couple of days I seem to have to stretch out my 90 days! I have been really busy lately and unfortunately reading the bible every day is a struggle, I almost always can fit a chapter in, however on the 90 day plan I have to read about 15 chapters a day. I am fine if it takes me longer than 90 days my goal is really just to read the bible all of it. I am a very organized person and I liked to do things from beginning to end and I can't jump books in the bible when I want to read the bible all the way through. I have no problem jumping around and reading books that I just want to read and delve into at that moment, but I just really want to read it from beginning to end, even though everyone says not to. I can't help it. I am wired to do things from beginning to end! I can't start a project when I have half one sitting over in the corner. It drives me bonkers. And reading the bible if I start in Acts and I know I have all the old testament to read. I feel like I am missing something! I don't really have a deadline for when I want to finish reading the bible, but I do want to make it a bigger priority in my life. I listen to Joyce Meyer online when I am at work and she talks a lot about how just going to church and soaking it all up and than going home and carrying on like you normally do isn't doing much good. I think a lot of times that is the case for me, I have definitely made progress in forming a relationship with God, but I have a lot farther to go! But also Joyce says " I may not be where I need to be, but I am a lot closer than I ever was" (that isn't exactly what she says but something along those lines) I have grown a LOT and I think that it really has helped that I now go to a church that I love! I learn a lot there, I really enjoy all of the people that I have met! I love that they have growth groups twice a year and they have workshops and the music is amazing! The messages are awesome! Ok I will quit making you want to go to my church now. But I do give them TONS of credit for how far I have come. One of their mottos (for lack of a better word) is "to bring help people have a refreshing relationship with Jesus Christ" and it really has! Ok well now I need to go read the bible and then get some sleep!