Oh my word, the new year is here!!!11:59 PM
Thank the LORD, we get to see another day. I must admit that since 'Y2K' and the change of the millenium, it's hard to remember that it is indeed the 21st century!
|my future is so bright, I gotta wear shades....|
Do you make new year's resolutions? I stopped last year and instead chose a 'word of the year' to guide me. That word was JOY
|June 2016 View from my kitchen window looks like a scene from TREES!|
I feel somewhat late to the party as everyone in the blogosphere already has revealed their WOTY. I suppose it's better to be late and fully dressed than not show up at all. I've pondered long and hard, without further ado my word of the year is:
Rally(n.d.). Retrieved January 8, 2017, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rally
Definition of rally
- 1 a : to muster for a common purpose b : to recall to order
- 2 a : to arouse for action b : to rouse from depression or weakness
- 1 : to come together again to renew an effort
- 2 : to join in a common cause
- 4 : to engage in a rally
In Italiano: riprendersi
En français:se rependre
Share on Twitter Rally is simply what I need to do. I don't want to metamorphise or transform into a swan, because I'm not an ugly duckling! I need to keep my spirit up, confront and overcome obstacles as they come and take up my cross
I put a lot of pressure on myself; I need to be nicer to myself and take things more in stride.
The Cross and Self-Denial
24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 25 For whoever would save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. 26 For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life?[a] Or what shall a man give in return for his life?[b]
Footnotes:Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE) The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved
By rallying, I will lift myself and others, especially my men.
Must keep St. Teresa of Avila's prayer, constantly on my mind:
I also need to wrap up some WIPs. I might go on a yarn diet too!
|Brain Frieze by Susan Ashcroft|
|Mashrabiya Vest & Shawl by Sarah Wilson|
In the comments, tell me what resolutions or word have you chosen for 2017?
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