Most of us want to get the year 2020 behind us as quickly as possible. 2020 was the year that caught everyone by surprise and literally made the world stop! Many people have suffered loss and almost everyone I meet use similar words along the line of “the lost year”.
One might be tempted to try and simply erase 2020 as if it did not exist and wish to start 2021 from a blank, new, fresh page. “Let’s just get to Christmas and pray that the new year will bring restoration, healing and hope…all those things which 2020 took away from us.”
Although the aforementioned thinking and its accompanying articulation sounds acceptable on the surface, it is actually a foolish utterance! The saying goes that “sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose”, and therefore we might be tempted to apply this to 2020 and the remaining time of this year. 2020 was the year in which we lost, so let’s get it over so that we can “try again” in 2021!
Well I have news for you! As John Maxwell said when he altered the saying: “sometimes you win, but sometimes you LEARN”…you will be missing out on very valuable lessons if you are simply skimming over 2020 and the lessons that it brought for you.
Furthermore, if you don’t reflect on 2020 and deliberately take the lessons into 2021, you will simply be allowing yourself to make the same mistakes again! You need to PLAN 2021 and make sure you LEARN and move FORWARD in 2021.
Therefore, use the remaining time in 2020 to:
This is not an easy assignment! It is not a quick assignment! BUT it is, guaranteed, the best assignment to end 2020 off with, and plan 2021 with. PLAN AHEAD:
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