Making a New Year resolution can be done anytime of the year. And, sometimes we do need to make a resolution as the first step to getting out of our rut, even if we’ve made peace with the rut.
In my search for spiritual life, I’ve been led to jump the rut a couple of times. I wish I’d do it more often because I never regret it, although it can be very lonely.
When I revised Mary Baker Eddy’s Science and Health, I was definitely on my own, but I was never alone. I started revising ten years ago and 21st Century Science and Health is now in its fifth edition.
The road has been filled with self-doubt, solitude, and possibilities full of wonder. But I wouldn’t change anything. I cringe to think what if I’d not made the resolution and followed through?
Resolutions we don’t regret aren’t always easy, but they are worth it if we follow through. And, we can with God.
Psalm 62:5: “For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.”