Sunday, January 9, 2011


This year I read about Ali Edward's One Little Word - the idea of picking a word as your personal theme for the year.  Since I've never been a big fan of New Year's Resolutions, I thought the idea of a word might be perfect to ground me this year.  I already had the perfect word:  Faith.

The word Faith actually found me.  In December I found a gift card that I had won for Silpada jewelry and I decided it was time to use it (you know, since it expired at the end of the year)!  I picked up my catalog and found a couple of items that interested me but when I flipped to the back for the order information I came across a necklace that had the word Faith engraved on the inside of a concave disk with a mustard seed charm attached.  I knew that was the item I needed to get with the card.

I don't think it's a coincidence that I discovered the idea of One Little Word right now.  Or that Faith showed itself as my word for this year.  So, now that I have my word, what am I supposed to do with it?  According to Ali Edwards:

        You live with it.  You invite it into your life.  You let it speak to you.  You might even follow where it leads.  There are so many possibilities.   
I have my one little word.  Faith.  I actually LOVE it!  I'm looking forward to the journey the little word will take me on in 2011. 

3 Comments from readers:

Anonymous said...

We are on the same page Kristina. I haven't given consideration to the idea of choosing one word, and I love that idea, but the concept of Faith has been on my mind for several weeks. It's a good one!

Tricia said...

My word this year would have to be relax. Or breathe. Sometimes I need to remember to relax and take a deep breath. Heck, I could even use the word patience. I definitely could use more of that in my life this year!

Wherever HE Leads We'll Go said...

What a neat concept. Faith can be very powerful. Cannot wait to hear where it takes you this year.