It was in 2012 that I discovered the power of choosing a word for the year. Resolutions never seemed to work for me very long but a word had a powerful impact. A word involves our thoughts which we can master and we all know what we think about, we bring about.
My word for 2012 was beginnings. I was realizing that I had a passion and that was to follow my creative path. Because this venture was new to me most of the things I was experiencing was a beginning of something new. I sure learned alot about myself that year. In 2013 my word became cultivate, with all the things I was learning and all the new people I was meeting I wanted to grow. And I did just that. As I approached the new year I pondered what my word would be and it came to me immediately. There was absolutely no doubt in my mind.
My word for 2014 is (drum roll please.....)
I will throw caution to the wind for whatever peaks my interest. I am particularly going to saying YES to the Universe. I truly believe that we all being guided by our intuition, our higher self, our spirit, Universe, God, or who/whatever you want to call it. Our responsibility is to listen and then follow. My heart strings have pulled on me many times and for one reason or another (usually fear) I did not follow. Now I will say YES. This excites me beyond words.
There are many people who have chosen words over resolutions. What is your word? I have been commissioned to work on several pieces of people who want to display their word as a reminder. Here is my daughter's piece. Tara recently shed 29 lbs. and gained a tremendous amount of self esteem. I LOVE watching her sparkle again. She was inspired by Katie Perry's song "Roar". I did an acrylic transfer to the lion and added the words of the song slightly showing thru the lion.
Do you have a word for 2014?