Daily Devotional – 12/30/14 “Don’t make a resolution, make a change! “

I got an email on yesterday from a young lady who encourages me and she was looking for the devotional that I did on this specific topic a few years ago only for me to discover, I didn’t do the actual devotional on this topic but it was mentioned it in. But on this day, it just happen this topic fits perfectly. See, as this old year closes and a new year approaches we often find ourselves making resolutions to lose weight, save money, stop drinking, stop cursing (cussing), stop smoking, start going to church more, settle down, blah, blah, etc., yet we rarely keep them passed the second of January. So on this 30th of December, I charge each of you to instead of making a resolution, make a change. Yea, make a change in your life to do better. If you know you need to stop smoking for the sake of your lungs and those around you, do it. If you know you need to stop drinking for the sake of your liver, do it. If you know you need the Lord for the sake of your soul, seek Him while He can be found. But baby don’t join the gym because it’s what everybody is doing this time of the year, you’re wasting your money. Join the gym because you want to change your life and be healthy. Don’t go to church because it’s the first Sunday of the New Year but go to church because you are changing your life for the better. Don’t make a resolution, make a change. A resolution is temporary, a change should be permanent. A resolution is momentary, a change should be long-lasting. A resolution is passing; a change should be a lifetime.

Published by Pastor LaKisha

LaKisha Johnson is an author of thirty Christian Fiction novels, devotionals and journals. She writes from her heart, as she hopes the messages, on the pages, will relate to every reader.  Ask her and she’ll tell you, ”It’s not just writing, its ministry.” Over the course of her career, she’s won the 2018 Drunken Druid Book of the Year Award for her book, The Forgotten Wife, 2019 Top Shelf Christian Fiction Book of the Year for Dear God: Hear my Prayer, 2020 Distinguished Authors Guild Award for her book, I’m Not Crazy and was a 2020 TopShelf Women’s Fiction Finalist for her book, When the Vows Break. In addition to being a self-published author, she’s also a wife of 22 years, mother of 2, Asst. Pastor of Macedonia MB Church in Hollywood, MS; Sr. Business Analyst with FedEx, Devotional Blogger and more. She’s a college graduate with 2 Associate Degrees in IT and a Bachelor of Science in Bible.   LaKisha writes from the heart, and this is why she doesn’t take the credit for what God does. If you were to strip away everything, you’d see that Lakisha is simply a woman who boldly, unapologetically and gladly loves and works for God.

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