A Prayer Resolution

This is not an aspiration. It is not something that you reach for and hope you achieve, not one of those cross-your-fingers-and-hope-it-works-out kind of things.

A View from the Pew: Watch Night Services

We could use a Watch Night service right about now. If ever a New Year’s Eve called for a Watch Night Service, this is it.

Praying for a New Year… Literally

Is it over yet? Are we there yet? I didn’t want to open my eyes until it was safe. Is the year 2020 gone?

Be a Poet for the New Year

Earlier this month many of us joined a gym, bought exercise clothes, and stocked the pantry with quinoa. We decided to de-clutter our lives once and for all. We planned to try Marie Kondo’s method of picking up every object we own and giving away whatever does not bring us joy.

A View from the Pew: New Year’s Resolutions for Churchgoers

We are psychologically and spiritually drawn to opportunities to make a fresh start, and though we tend to make the same pledges year after year, there is value in trying.

In Pursuit of the Spirit: A New Year’s Practice

I don’t like New Year’s resolutions. Nope, never mind, that’s a lie. I love New Year’s resolutions. I relish the opportunity to dream about beginning new habits that will eventually shape me into a new, improved version of myself.

Thrive: Words of Promise – Amy Shorner-Johnson

As you look forward toward a new year, what are your hopes and dreams? While I am not a person who typically makes resolutions, I am always grateful for some time to reflect on the year.