By Rosie Moore

I missed my deadline for sending my last article for the year of 2014 so I will be extra meticulous about sending in my thoughts for the year 2015. In other words, I’m making resolutions, or firm decisions this year. I looked up the word resolve in my old dictionary I have and it said, “to make a firm decision”. Here are my firm decisions for the coming year:

I firmly decide to finish my third book for publication.

I firmly decide to not eat anything with SUGAR in it. (This is a tough one and will probably be broken at the next birthday party or holiday.)

I firmly decide not to be judgmental or sanctimonious. Really, two people have accused me of these obnoxious faults.

I firmly decide to quit criticizing this ghastly weather in Tennessee.

I firmly decide to stop commiserating about the dire circumstances in my life. So many people have it much worse than I do. Let me be thankful for what I do have.

I firmly decide to meet my deadlines.

Of course, there are the usual firm decisions that most of us adhere to such as, exercise more, eat less, communicate more with loved ones, etc.

And, let’s smile more. Be careful when you tell the truth, it might hurt.

I hope everyone has a happy 2015.


Thought for the day: Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid of standing still. Anonymous

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