My devotion book, Divine Dining, offers these suggestions in the devotion for December 31.
Tomorrow we begin a new year. New Years Resolutions may not work, but setting well-thought-out, written, and prayed-over goals do. It’s time to evaluate the illness that tied us in knots. Has God brought an emotional healing during this year? Has He started a new work? Have you hit bottom where you’re ready to begin?
Wherever you are on the path, it’s time to focus on where you want to go. In the new year, will it be God’s Way, or My way for you?
Go through these steps.
Decide if you’re ready to submit to God
Read this daily devotion book in the new year and
everything else that will help, especially the Bible
Energize through leaving off sugars and fats that drain
Admit your powerlessness and Ask God to take over your
Mentor others as you receive your day-by-day healing.
Here's another example of how to DREAM.
Discern God’s will daily.
Record your progress and reaffirm God’s leading.
Eat the Word. Make it part of you.
Associate with friends that pray and encourage.
Maintain contact with God regardless of what’s going on in
Prayer: I can’t. God can. Lead me in the coming year.
Check out also the post under, Dream on, Writers, published on another page on this site. This article has appeared in several magazines and newsletters and aims the goal setting more for writers. As you can tell, I love acrostics.