Leave the past behind. Make a fresh start.
There is something special about beginning a new year. It’s an opportunity for self-reflection, to look at the big picture of what we’re doing with the one life God has given us. We cannot help but ask ourselves: am I where I should be? Am I who I should be? And we are rarely satisfied with our answer.
Each new year also brings hope for the future. We make resolutions to overcome what we think is holding us back. Our resolutions start strong, but fade quickly. Our zeal soon vanishes, and we remain stuck in the same place. Why does this happen? What are we missing? How can we stick to our resolutions firmly so that we achieve real transformation?
Your guide to making and keeping spiritual resolutions.
We don’t want a January change; we want a life change. A famous prayer, the Act of Contrition, leads us to say to God, “I firmly resolve, with the help of Your grace, to amend my life ...” What shortcomings do you want to amend in your life? What do you firmly resolve in order to achieve this? It’s up to you.
One of the great truths of life is that where we’ve been is not what’s most important—it’s where we’re heading. Do you realize that the goal of your life has already been chosen for you, and it’s up to you to resolve to achieve it?
That is what the series I Firmly Resolve is about: helping you make a fresh beginning by aligning your life with the goal God has given you and placed within your grasp. Only then will you experience real transformation within yourself and in your relationship with Him. And you can do it, step-by-step, starting today.
Why join this series?
I Firmly Resolve is a FREE 7-day online devotional series designed to help you get your life on the right spiritual track. It helps you make seven firm resolutions to re-prioritize your life so that you can become the person God made you to be. It tells you what you need to know about yourself and about God; what He desires for you; and how to achieve it. Don’t let another year go by with failed resolutions and unfulfilled expectations!
When does the series begin?
I Firmly Resolve begins on January 1st and finishes on January 7th. For each of the 7 days of this series you will receive an email linking you to new daily content posted right here at GoodCatholic.com. You'll be able to repeat the series as often as you wish for one full year. Don’t wait! Subscribe today.