I really did not expect that writing a family mission
statement would be difficult for me.
Surprisingly, very difficult.
See, I am really good at making goals, but a general statement about our
life as a family unit was an interesting challenge. It took me a while to figure out what was really
truly important to me as an individual, and then to look at my family and what
we want out of life.
creative and original.” That is kind of hard when there are such
awesome examples available! I really
liked Kara Fleck’s statement “to be focused on peace.” I think that could go for me as well. Peace is something I am always striving for
in the home, although not necessarily accomplishing it even half the time J
tv, more family interaction, more time with God, less stress. Focusing our lives on being satisfied with
what God provides instead of constantly looking to the next thing. Not becoming so busy with everything around
us that we forget who we are and bring discontent into our home in order to
make others happy or live up to something we are not.
stewards of God’s creation and the time
we are given. Promote peace in our home. Encourage creativity
and learning. Always show our love for one another.
but for now this is what we have settled on.
I like it. I am not sure it is a real mission statement, or if it is
more what we value as individuals, which I guess could be a mission statement…
week? Have you used a mission statement
to help you make life decisions? I would
love to hear about it in the comments!