As we enter this New Year and decade I am overwhelmed by Gods goodness, favor and grace.
I look at me in 2010 and today.
And I consider all the good things I have been able to experience.
All of the places God has allowed me and my family to love and lead.
I am humbled and grateful.
The truth is as I sit around this December 31st NYE afternoon at 3:51pm Pacific washing Jetty …
All I want to do is write an inspiring article like my friend Will Mancini! (You should really read his article today – The 2020 Pastor)
But the truth is … I feel like my 2020 already has “should” all over it.
I mean there are so many shoulds sitting on my shoulder and whispering into my ear today. And there are many people who believe they know exactly what I should do in 2020 and beyond.
Maybe you feel like that too.
You wish you had 2020 vision for 2020!
But the truth is … you don’t.
So, what do you do when you can’t perfectly post all your 2020 plans and ambitions by the time the ball drops in New York?
Here’s what I am going to do.
I am going to give myself
I am going to spend a little more time this week praying, celebrating and in some cases grieving things from the past decade. And when I have fully looked back, I will dream and plan forward.
I am anticipating and dreaming of big things in 2020 and I know there are going to be some major fireworks this New Year …
I just have to be sure I am lighting the right fuse!
Here is all I really want to say …
It’s OK if your New Year and decade plans are not yet ready to launch.
Give yourself some grace.
And then light the right fuse!