Resolve, Even Though You’ll Fall

Resolve, Even Though You’ll Fall

Like Sam Gamgee said, “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”

But some of us resist resolutions because we know we’ll fall. 

But could it be that we fear stumbling on the right road more than we fear drifting along the wrong road?

Because we’re afraid of getting dirty, we let the perfect become the enemy of the good. We’re afraid to run and fall in the mud.

Resolved, Muddy and Tattered

We shall of course be very muddy and tattered children by the time we reach home. But the bathrooms are all ready, the towels put out, and the clean clothes in the airing cupboard. The only fatal thing is to lose one’s temper and give it up. -C. S. Lewis, Letters, 1/20/42 Why We Don’t Resolve A…