As a copywriter, one of my tasks is to write marketing materials. Something I’ve learned writing ads, emails, and more is that every goal has another goal behind it. This is called a motive.Every goal has another goal behind it. This is called a motive. Something to keep in mind as you set resolutions for the new year! Click To Tweet
You may think your goal is to lose weight this year. But what’s the goal behind losing weight? Your motive may have to do with self-image, your health, or having the energy to go on an adventure you’ve always dreamed about.
New Year’s Resolutions tend to get many of us thinking about goals, but our motives aren’t typically the focus. God’s attention to motives suggests we might be approaching
our resolutions backward:
“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men” (Colossians 3:23).
How do we purify our motives as we set New Year’s Resolutions this year?
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