The first days of January offer a great time for evaluation, reflection, and planning. The following is a helpful article by Donald Whitney.
"Once, when the people of God had become careless in their relationship
with Him, the Lord rebuked them through the prophet Haggai. 'Consider
your ways!' (Haggai 1:5) he declared, urging them to reflect on some of
the things happening to them, and to evaluate their slipshod
spirituality in light of what God had told them.
Even those most faithful to God occasionally need to pause and think
about the direction of their lives. It’s so easy to bump along from one
busy week to another without ever stopping to ponder where we’re going
and where we should be going.
The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to stop, look up, and get
our bearings. To that end, here are some questions to ask prayerfully in
the presence of God."
Read the entire article, 10 Questions to Ask at the Start of a New Year or On Your Birthday, here.