So I'm already 10 days behind on my resolutions for the new year. What can I say? That seems to be the Story of My Life these days. But I did make some moves in the right direction today. I know my list-making, OCD self, and I knew that if I wanted to read through the entire Bible I would need a plan. Something I could actually stick to so that I would not vere from the course so easily.
I tried reading through the Bible in 90 Days. It was too much. I couldn't keep up with it, and then I felt like I was drowning and always playing catch up, and I felt overwhelmed, so I did what I always do when I feel overwhelmed, which is to crumble under the pressure and just give up.
And then I tried reading along with the calendar our church puts out, which was great. In fact it is stuck in my Bible and is my go-to in the mornings right now. But I just picked it up one day in the middle of the year and started doing it, and it bothered me that I hadn't started at the beginning. I want to start at the beginning and finish at the end.
And then I came across this post which was filled with numerous options and plans! So resourceful!
I chose the chronological plan because I thought it would really help me to read things in context of the time period.
So I'm ten days behind but I am starting this afternoon. It's a couple of chapters a day, so I think it is very doable.
And with that being said I am adding these two things to my list of resolutions for the year: