Life is Grace

Seeking the Blessings in the Chaos

Oops! I made out my resolution list several weeks ago and then completely forgot to post it. I’ve never made birthday resolutions before, but hitting a milestone birthday has inspired me to take stock of where I am and where I want to go. So here goes!

  1. Keep up with gratitude journal somedays
  2. Complete adoption application, home study, and dossier still trying to come up with application fee
  3. Yoga occasionally
  4. Physical therapy exercises at least 5 days per week ummm…
  5. Volunteer for Barack Obama (GOTV effort) nope–migraines kept me in bed
  6. Begin spiritual direction done
  7. Paint living room, hallway next spring
  8. Send in grad school application for Master’s in Theology Program by December 1 make that December 30
  9. Find financial aid for grad school
  10. Celebrate 40th birthday in style done!!!
  11. Lose Prednisone weight by Christmas almost
  12. Apply for spiritual direction certificate program changed to pastoral ministry certificate program
  13. Cardio at least 5 days per week
  14. Strength training, 2 days per week
  15. Get mammogram done
  16. Organize photos
  17. Organize mom and grandma’s letters
  18. Obedience lessons for Fiona
  19. Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables daily HA!!
  20. Check into infertility support group found online adoption support group
  21. Check into fibromyalgia support group
  22. Organize study
  23. Do The Artist’s Way
  24. Date night with George once a week
  25. Work on improving my Spanish, especially conversational maybe French, instead
  26. Send birthday cards ON TIME not even close 😦
  27. Update blog more often better
  28. Journal every day, even if for only a few minutes somdays
  29. Organize mom’s things, finally
  30. Explore ways to finance adoption looking at foster-adoption now
  31. Send five things for publication
  32. Read To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, The Sun Also Rises, Catcher in the Rye, Anna Karenina, and The House of Spirits
  33. Learn to knit
  34. Knit prayer shawl
  35. Become commissioned Eucharistic Minister
  36. Check into Basilica Befriender ministry yes
  37. Reconnect with college friends doing
  38. Keep to a regular sleep schedule getting much better
  39. Organize week using The Life Organizer by Jennifer Louden will probably never do
  40. Watch more comedies too many Law & Order reruns, still

2 thoughts on “forty for forty

  1. kristine says:

    i like your list a lot! it’s very realistic. good luck and happy belated birthday!

    Like

  2. Roxy says:

    good luck on the list!And happy 40th – it’s not as bad as I expected!!!

    Like

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