It is New Year's Eve day - the end of 2014, and the beginning of 2015 - and a good morning of reflection on life, relationships, and work stuff. "What do I really want to do with my life?" is always a good question to think about. For me, I guess the answer is that I want to help people - and somehow in that I need to get paid so that I can take care of my family. So I look at what all I do: I'm a pastor of a church of about 50 people, and I'm a counselor meeting with people to try to help them through some hard time in their lives, and I try to send out a free newsletter on ADHD to about 9600 people every week or so, and from time to time I help clients with their internet marketing so that they can be more successful. I also do a weekly radio program with about 2000 listeners on a Sunday night.
Today Susie and I will spend time talking about what to keep doing, and what to stop doing. What matters? What doesn't? What matters for generating income to pay the bills? And what matters for eternity in people's lives? Good questions all. I have written some thoughts on the past 25 years of living and counseling in Tehachapi, CA at my blog here. http://douglascowan.me if you're interested.
Happy New Year to you and your family! May God richly bless you and all of yours in this coming year.