Personal Growth in 2016

If you are like me, I think a new year is an opportunity for growth. Therefore, I like to maximize this time of year. I found a template that is helpful to me. Perhaps it will be for you as well.

Your 2016 Virtue
Your 2016 Verse
Your 2016 Desires

What one Christ-like virtue do you want the Holy Spirit to develop in you in 2016?
Example: patience, joy, perseverance.

What will be your cornerstone bible verse for 2016?
Cornerstone is a stone that forms the base of a corner of a building.
Example: It’s not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD. Zechariah 4:6.

When we delight ourselves in the Lord, He puts His desires into our heart. Psalm 37:4.
This year I replaced goals with desires…because goals have to do with striving…in the kingdom there is no striving but only dependence on the Holy Spirit for accomplishing anything.

What two DESIRES in each of the following areas do you want to experience in 2016?

Spiritual Desire: Example: develop intimacy with Jesus.
1) ______
2) ______

Mental Desire: Example: become a more comprehensive reader of books.
1) ______
2) ______

Physical Desire: Example: lose 2 pant sizes, lose 2 dress sizes.
1) ______
2) ______

Nutritional Desire: Example: drink water only.
1) ______
2) ______

Emotional Desire: Example: identify emotional triggers in my life.
1) ______
2) ______

Directional Desire: Example: develop balance in my life.
1) ______
2) ______

Marriage Desire: Example: create better communication with my spouse.
1) ______
2) ______

Family Desire: Example: build stronger relationships with my children.
1) ______
2) ______

Professional Desire: Example: be a better listener with people at work.
1) ______
2) ______

Financial Desire: Example: spend less money than I make.
1) ______
2) ______

 

Holy Spirit led Tasks

Identify specific TASKS that you will complete to experience these desires.

Write these TASKS onto your weekly calendar and then just follow the calendar.

Spiritual Task: Example: get up daily at 6:00am for devotions; pray, read bible.
1) ______
2) ______

Mental Task: Example: read two books on two different subjects.
1) ______
2) ______

Physical Task: Example: powerwalk for 40 minutes.
1) ______
2) ______

Nutritional Task: Example: drink 2 liters of water daily.
1) ______
2) ______

Emotional Task: Example: forgive everyone that has hurt me.
1) ______
2) ______

Directional Task: Example: be consistent in accomplishing my daily tasks.
1) ______
2) ______

Marriage/Single Task: Example: weekly date with spouse or one thing to develop community as a single person.
1) ______
2) ______

Family Task: Example: scheduled focused time with each child.
1) ______
2) ______

Professional Task: Example: invite a peer for coffee and intentionally listen.
1) ______
2) ______

Financial Task: Example: create a family budget.
1) ______
2) ______

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