Word of the Year

I just recently learned about choosing a word of the year.  It is a concept that is new to me, but I tried it out this past year.  It is pretty much like picking a theme or core value for your year.  A word that embodies your goals and aspirations for the upcoming year.

Last year I chose the word SIMPLIFY.  I wanted to simplify my schedule, my home, and my work.  It was just what I needed.  I quit a job I hated and found one that I love.  It allowed me to have a much better work/life balance.  I got better at saying no to things that cluttered up my schedule, which gave me more time for my family.  I learned to let go of material things that cluttered up our home, which has brought a lot of stress relief to this mama.  It has really been life changing.

For 2018, my word of the year is FOCUS.  I really want to focus my attention to the things that matter.  Focus on God and his will for my life.  Focus on my family and how I can better serve them.  Getting my priorities straight.  I have a feeling that there will be some big changes this year, and I want to make sure my focus is in the right spot.

I would love to hear your word of the year.  Leave me a comment with your word and why you chose it.  If you have never chosen a word of the year, I definitely recommend it.  Here are a few ideas to get you started:

JOY
PEACE
FORGIVE
GROW
BALANCE
GRACE
THRIVE
CULTIVATE
HAPPY
GRATITUDE
STRENGTH

 

 

Kelly Johnson
http://www.southernfarmwife.com
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