Francis is one of my favourite kids at the hospice. His limbs are slender and disabled, but this doesn’t stop him from trying to move them. He uses his bed rails to lift himself up. He tries to hold on to his toys. He claps with his feet when I say “clap for Jesus”.

I always thought he was going to be confined to his bed, and eventually, a wheelchair for the rest of his life.  But day by day, he continues to prove me wrong. It’s inspiring to see him wriggle on the floor, moving from one point to another. He also does so quickly. In his mind, he is completely unstoppable.

The first quarter of the year has come and gone, and it’s time to reflect.  What was your progress like with your previously set New Year Resolutions? Has any headway been made?  If your answer is NONE, it’s not too late to re-strategise for the new quarter.

In setting goals, it’s important to note that the most crucial benefit is not just accomplishing them, but the entire process and how it shapes your character. Your goals should help you be more focused, more disciplined and help you grow as a person.

Below are 4 steps to help you set your goals: