Word for the Year by Christine Duncan

Pick a word, just one word, and use it to define your year. Crazy, isn’t it?
Yet I’ve done this for a while now and unlike the resolution thing, I have found some strength in this. I flounder a bit every January picking the word. It has to be something that will help when the going is tough. And yet, it should define the joy and adventure that the new year will bring.
I can’t pick just anything.
The word should always point me to my strengths. It should remind me of my blessings; it should help me cope with the down times.
Cope now there is a word, isn’t it? But it doesn’t exactly remind me of the good stuff.
Picture seems like a good word. Picture myself somewhere else. Picture the things I love. Hmm, but no, not quite.
Smile. That one seems fake. Sometimes I don’t want to smile.
Obviously, this one needs work. You would think since words are the writer’s tool, it would be easy.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s