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The Big Question

This month’s question is: ‘Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution that has made a difference?’
The Rev Ann McCool, minister at Johnstone: High

“My immediate response is ‘No’ because I’ve never stuck to a New Year’s resolution in my life.

“The thought pattern is always the same though.

‘This year will be different. This year I will get to the gym; get fit and healthy; lose all that excess weight; and keep on top of all my work. This year I will be the head and not the tail.’

“The thing is I really mean it at the time. I can even justify taking time to look after myself. ‘I owe it to myself,’ I say. ‘I need to be healthy to do God’s work. My body is a temple, blah, blah, blah…’

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