When You Lose Your Word
Instead of New Year’s resolutions, a trend the past decade is to choose one word (or phrase) to concentrate on for a year. It’s often easier to keep up with one word than a list of resolutions.
Did you choose one word for 2020?
Were you excited when you chose it?
How long did it last?
If you’re like me, you get excited for a fresh start. Turning the corner into a new year (especially after this year!) brings hope.
But as the year drags on—or speeds by—our One Word can get tangled up in the barrage of words that assault us on a daily basis.
Sometimes we forget all about the word we’ve chosen. It gets lost in the noise.
And when we don’t intentionally watch for our word, we also can miss the blessings that God stored up for us through our words.
A Monthly Nudge for One Words
To help myself and anyone else who is interested, I’m inviting us to form a small intentional community specifically for discussing our individual words.
“One Word 2021” will be a place to nudge each other at least once a month to remember our unique words we’ve each chosen.
- To hear and be heard
- To ask, “Where have you seen your word?”
- To share ideas
- To pray for alertness to God’s movement through our words
Sign Up for One Word 2021 Community
On the 18th of each month, I’ll send you an email reminder.
On the 21st of each month, we’ll meet back here at the blog to catch up and chat.
Also, if you blog or instagram or write a Facebook post about your word anytime during the month (but not required!), you can add your links here in the comments on the 21st of each month. Others can benefit by following along your journey.
I’ve also reserved a Facebook group for us. If you’re interested in joining our private One Word 2021 Facebook group, join here. We can talk about our One Words there anytime during the month, but especially on the 21st.
God Is Ready When We Are
Sometimes we choose our word. Sometimes our word chooses us.
However you receive your word for 2021 (or if you’re still waiting for it), we’d love to hear about it in our community.
For myself, I’d appreciate your accountability.
I’ve seen God work some amazing things through my words in years past. I’d love to see him do it again in 2021. Together.
And if you’d like, join our Facebook group here.
- 3 steps to choose One Word for 2021
- Take this quiz from Dayspring to get your 2021 Word of the Year
- Questions to ask yourself about your One Word
Did you have one word for 2020? Do you have one word for 2021? Please share in the comments.
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