When your word comes to you, it may come in the form of a character trait, a discipline, a person, a spiritual focus, an attribute, or a value. The following examples of possible words are not meant to be a particular list from which to choose but rather a starting point of ideas: Love, Joy, Patience, Kindness, Rest, Prayer, Health, Train, Flexible, Devotion, Intimacy, Discipline, Smile, Commitment, Overcomer, Bold, Positive, Green, Inspire, Finish, Purity, Integrity, and Strong. Over the years, we have heard people share these and many other words that have special meaning to them. In fact, one of the things we love about sharing the One Word concept with others is hearing the fascinating words people choose and the reasons their word is meant for them.
But our favorite part about helping others find their One Word for the year is hearing how people have lived their word and the impact it had on their lives.
Once you discover the word that is meant for you, then it’s time to live it out. As the saying goes, this is where the rubber meets the road. This is the most important part of the process—your moment of truth!
This is the fun part. If you’re like us, you’re feeling a sense of excitement and anticipation. It’s almost like the adrenaline rush before a big race or game. You’ve prepared your heart, discovered your word, ...