Wednesday, January 8, 2014

A bucket list of sorts for 2014

1.  I want to get our budget under control.  I am tired of money ruling over us.  I want to tell it where to go.  I want to put 3 months worth of living expenses in savings.  I do not want to have to worry about buying groceries.  

2.  I want to buy a house this year.  I want to be able to paint and decorate and make it mine.  

3.  I want Ernie to find the perfect job, for him.  He is not happy in his current job and I want to see him happy again.  

4.  I want to declutter every single thing in my house that either does not have a use or we do not love.  

5.  I want to tame the paper monster.  

6.  I want to clean out every single closet in the house, even mine.  

7.  I want to clean out the garage and get rid of everything we do not need.  

8.  I want to kick the addiction to my phone.  I want to set a limit of only being on it before my kids wake up in the mornings and after they are in bed at night.  

9.  I want to spend more time reading with my girls and playing with them.  

10.  I want to fully engage with all of my kids and Ernie and put the phone away any time they are talking to me.  

11.  I want to spend more one on one time with each of my kids.  

12.  I want to encourage Ernie to do the same.  

13.  I want to declare one night a week to be a family game night.  

14.  I want the read through the Bible chronologically this year.  

15.  I want to memorize one verse per week.  

16.  I want to do my Jesus Calling devotional every day.  

17.  I want to encourage Annalee to do her Jesus Calling devotional every day.  

18.  I want to stop yelling.  

19.  I want to stop dealing with anger.  

20.  I want to pray more and feel God more.  I want to grow deeper in my relationship with him.  

21.  I want to invite a friend or another family over once per month.  

22.  I want to be a good example to my older children.  

23.  I want to be better organized with homeschooling my girls.  

24.  I want to stop living in fear.  

25.  I want to stop saying yes to things, just because I want people to like me.  

26.  I want to exercise at least 4 times a week.  

27.  I want to learn to eat healthy, real food.  

28.  I want to learn more about essential oils and how they heal our bodies.  

29.  I want to learn more about healing our guts. 

30.  I want to learn to be a better communicator and not fear rejection.  

31.  I want to be intentional about talking to Ernie more. 

32.  I want to take a vacation to Disney and Branson.  

33.  I want to write a book.

34.  I want to read more than 100 books.  

35.  I want to train to jog a half marathon next New Years Eve.  

36.  I want to get off of all sugar and wheat.  

37.  I want to find complete healing from the anger and bitterness after my brother's suicide.  

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