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A Lot Can Happen In a Year

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Most people overestimate what can be accomplished in a year and underestimate what can be accomplished in five years.
“So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12, ESV)
But, a lot can happen in a year.
One step at a time. One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. 
A lot can happen in a year.

What if you started?

  • If you went to bed 30 minutes earlier you would get 180 hours more sleep.
  • If you read 3 chapters a day you could read the entire Bible.
  • If you read 20 pages a day you could read about 36 books.
  • If you walked or ran 2.75 miles a day you could cover 1,000 miles.
  • If you wrote 1 page a day you could write a book.
  • If you saved $100 a week you could give $5,200. .
  • If you lost 1 lbs. a week you could lose 52 lbs.
  • If you wrote one card a week you could encourage 52 people.
  • If you decluttered one room a month you would feel lighter.
  • If you donated blood four times a year you could save 12 lives.
One step at a time. One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. 
A lot can happen in a year.

What if you quit?

  • What if you quit blaming others?
  • What if you quit drinking?
  • What if you quit seeking approval?
  • What if you quit smoking?
  • What if you quit self sabotaging?
  • What if you quit porn?
  • What if you quit overeating?
  • What if you quit self medication?
  • What if you quit holding it against them?
  • What if you quit overspending?
One step at a time. One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. 
A lot can happen in a year. 

What if you took a chance?

  • What if you left the abusive relationship?
  • What if you began getting sober?
  • What if you finished that degree?
  • What if you began reconciling with your parents?
  • What if you asked for help?
  • What if you started saving?
  • What if you started the business?
  • What if you her to marry you?
  • What if you started exercising?
  • What if you started attending a church?
One step at a time. One day at a time. One week at a time. One month at a time. 
A lot can happen in a year.
“O Lord, make me know my end and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting I am!” (Psalm 39:4, ESV)

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