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Procrastination and Indecision

What do you want to be when you grow up?  It doesn’t seem to matter how old we get, people are still trying to answer this question.  After all, there are infinite opportunities in our great big world.  How could you possibly decide?  Hey, life is a journey!  You’re only going to do this job for a “season” anyway, until something better comes along.

Be honest.  Most of us just have no idea what we want to be when we grow up.  I’ve got news for you: “I don’t know,” is sabotaging your life.

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Where Goals and Life Collide

About six years ago, I had a great plan for my life.  Lots of goals, big dreams for my work life, and everything was on track.  I thought.  What actually happened in the year that followed was nothing like what I had dreamed.  I had what seemed like an incredible vision for my future, but I learned quickly that not everything on my roadmap was under my control.  Fast forward to 2019, and I am facing a similar situation where one key goal is now completely derailed by things I could have never seen coming.

This is exactly why I should never bother setting goals in the first place!  After all, we can’t control the future.  Right?

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Goal-Setting from the Soul

There must be at least a million different goals that I could set for 2019.  I doubt that I’m patient enough to come up with all of those ideas, but with some help from everyone out there I’m sure a list that big is possible.  What an amazing, big world we live in!  How is it possible to narrow the list?  What’s the point of trying to pick just a few things out of those million possibilities?

What am I really going after?

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Food, Football, and Reflection

I love the Holidays.  Thanksgiving is the beginning of “the most wonderful time of the year!”  Everything about it makes me happy.  The food is so good.  Football games with family and friends.  Shopping and wrapping Christmas presents.  Time off work.

Then of course, one other thing.  Goals.

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