When you were growing up, you wanted to become something. It might have been a firefighter, a superhero, a princess, a nurse, a doctor, etc. Being younger, our eyes were open to a world of possibilities with no limitations. As we have grown older, those limitations become a reality. While we might reflect on our childhood dreams, we mark those up to childish thinking.

However, as adults, what do we want to become? Author James Clear, in his book “Atomic Habits”, says, “every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become.” What actions are we taking, as adults, to be the person we want to become?

As 2023 begins, we make resolutions, we set goals, plans are being made for a significant year. When we make those resolutions, goals, and plans, are we making our spiritual lives a priority? Living a memorable life is a great goal, but living for the next life is a better goal.

Here are some things to consider as you take actions to live a

  • Who do you want to become?
  • Who do you want to become spiritually?
  • What actions are you taking to be the person you want to become?
  • Are you taking steps to grow spiritually? (ex. Reading your Bible, attending services, reviewing your sermon/Bible class notes, etc.)
  • Are you surrounding yourself with people who want to grow?
  • How can your spiritual family help you grow?

As you seek to grow to be the person you want to become, what progress are you making today? Every day, we can take a step in the right direction. What steps are you taking today?

Just a thought,

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