"I desire a deeper prayer life, but it hasn't been the easiest thing to come by. One thing I am currently learning is that praying is something I simply have to choose to do." (page 159 "No Other Gods" by Kelly Minter)
Lately, I haven't really chosen to do anything productive spiritually. I plan out my Sunday School lesson, but other than that, I haven't had very much one-on-ONE time with God. I know too often I find myself in a spiritual rut, simply going through the motions of life with little thought to what I am doing. Life can often be a script we memorize, can't it?
There are many things I want to do differently in 2013. Last year, I jumped on the band wagon of the One Word movement. I've seen so many of my fellow blogging friends who are picking one word for as an alternative to setting New Year's Resolutions. This is where One Word 365 comes in to play...
"One word that sums up who you want to be or how you want to live
or what you want to achieve by the end of 2013.
One word that you can focus on every day, all year long.
It will take hard work, and will require intentionality and commitment.
But if you let it, your One word will shape you and your year.
It will guide your decisions and help you grow."
So, in 2012 I picked...
If you are interested why this was my One Word for 2012, you can read more here.
What do you want to focus on in 2013?My One Word for 2013 will be
It can be something tangible or intangible. It can be a thought, a feeling, an action, or a character trait. Your word will be a reminder, a nudge. Something you can reflect on, that will challenge you, that will inspire you.
Your word can be anything you want it to be. All that matters is that it has personal meaning for you.
This is your word. It needs to resonate with your heart, no one else’s.
~ One Word 365
May there be purpose in all that I do, say, accomplish, and strive to become in 2013. Most importantly, may it be with a Purposeful Heart to honor the Lord and point all recognition to Him. Is there a word that is speaking to you for 2013? If so, you can click here and Melanie will make you a cute little widget to post on your blog for FREE! Then, Melanie will host a monthly link up on her blog where you can share with others what the Lord is teaching you using your One Word. You can link up today!
Happy New Year to my Blogging Friends! May the Lord pour out His goodness on the lives of you and your loved ones!