Quite a few years ago, I came across a blog post about choosing a word for the year. A word to set as a goal, something to focus on and strive towards. A word that God puts on your heart to bloom and grow in your life.
I tried it, and I liked it! So for several years now, towards the end of the year, I begin thinking and praying about the word God wants for me to focus on during the course of the new year.
This year my word is
I've been reading quite a few books on bringing life and beauty to my home, my family, my own life, and the lives of those around me. I also know God created a world of beauty - perfect in the Garden of Eden, now flawed, but still beautiful.
He also desires to create an inner beauty in us women that comes from knowing Him and becoming more like His Son Jesus through cultivating a personal relationship with Him.
So, my goal for the year: To create an environment of beauty in my home and cultivate a beautiful inner spirit as I grow closer to my God.
I am hoping to soon post some books I am reading or would like to read this year.