Foothill Christian School Blog

Decidedly Academic. Distinctively Christian.

New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! What a wonderful expression of hope and optimism we declare every year in January.  The very word January derives its name from Janus, the Roman god of beginnings, usually depicted as having two faces, one looking back, the other while peering ahead.  Reflecting upon last year’s lessons often provides insight for achieving better tomorrows through New Year’s resolutions.

It’s true that a single resolution can positively and profoundly create lasting change in one’s life and help make the world a better place…but only if we can accomplish it.

The key to reaching your goals in 2014 will be your ability to turn intentions into actions. So here are a few timely tips to help guide your path:

#1        Write it Down. This creates clarity about the goal and also keeps you committed. When you write it down, you share a common denominator with the rare 10% of people who actually reach their goals.

#2        Be Realistic.  You can’t change the world overnight. Instead commit to one thing this month and one next month…and guess what – by year’s end you’ll have done 12 new things.

#3        Draw on Feedback and Fun. You must monitor your changes through a filter that supports your efforts and is fun. If you hate the gym, don’t go. Find diets, exercise, financial plans or alternatives that you like. If something is not working for you, alter it or experiment with new approaches until you find one that suits you.

It has been said, “The future is not a gift; it is an achievement.” I should qualify that by saying everyday is indeed a gift that should be treasured, but the point is we actually have the capacity to invent our future.

Bo Gutzwiller, Superintendent

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on January 14, 2014 by in Current News and tagged , , , , , , .

2021 School Year

First Day of SchoolAugust 17, 2021
We are so excited to welcome our students back to campus!

Athletics

Football/Volleyball TryoutsAugust 23, 2021

Follow Us on Instagram

No Instagram images were found.

Follow Foothill Christian School Blog on WordPress.com

Archives

Categories

RSS FCS Blog RSS

  • A Parent’s Perspective of 2021 August 12, 2021
    Wow, what a season it has been! Hi, my name is Sarah Dykema. Not only have I walked FCS’s halls as a former student but I’m also Mom to both … Continue reading →
    foothillchristianschool
  • A 1-Year Trip Around the Country August 12, 2021
    Mike Uyboco, Class of ‘92 LOOKING BACK AT FOOTHILL CHRISTIAN I owe so much to Foothill Christian School. Most all of my memories at Foothill are relational. Yes, academics were … Continue reading →
    foothillchristianschool
%d bloggers like this: