Six weeks from today, my husband graduates and we move halfway across the country. Fortunately for me, the expected deployment isn't happening, so I can look forward to this move with excitement and not dread.
As you might expect, the next few weeks will be just a little insane. It can't be helped. One does not pack up an entire house and six small children and a dog without a certain degree of chaos: 360 degrees of chaos to be exact. No matter which direction I will turn, bedlam will be right there, guaranteed.
Could I resolve to exercise more? Eat better? Rest or relax? What's the point? I know I won't do it.
This month, I'm going to pray. A lot. Daily rosary. Daily Mass if my husband's schedule permits. I need all the graces available to make this transition a pleasant one.
What is a New Month's Resolution? Every month I look at where I need to focus my attention. Perhaps I've been procrastinating on certain chores. Perhaps I need to spend some extra time with one or more of the kids. Perhaps I'd like to try a new habit. New Month's Resolutions are not grandiose plans to lose ten pounds or declutter the entire house or give up smoking (of course, I don't smoke, but if I did, this would not be the venue in which I would give it up). New Month's resolutions are short-term commitments; they are easily attained goals; they focus on what is needed right now, instead of what is best for a lifetime.
Do you have a new month's resolution?