One Word…

One Word…

I love the idea of capturing my hopes and intentions for the New Year in a single word. Although I am a huge fan of using the turning of the calendar for reflection and goal setting, I am not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I have found that smaller goals work better for me, so I focus on the seasonal, monthly, and weekly goals to get me to the longer term vision. And yet, distilling my hopes into a single word, captures my imagination. So, I’ve spent the past few weeks rolling words over in my mind trying to capture just the right one. 

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Two words …

Two words …

As I look at the year ahead, there are dark clouds looming. There are lots of things I cannot change at this moment, and yet there are things I can influence. So, that is where my focus has been for the past few weeks. What do I want and/or need and how will I prioritize these things in my life. It has taken years to be able to answer that question for myself. What do I want or need? Years ago, I began to ask myself three questions in my journal most mornings. The process of asking and then answering these questions has been life-giving. Continue reading “Two words …”