Monday, January 5, 2009

Word of the Year for 2009


I've decided that this should be the word of the year for me and my family this year. The word has special importance to me this year as last year was so tumultuous. A search for peace this year is just was this family needs. After the pregnancy, graduation, birth, quitting my job, moving across the country, Adam starting a new job, new house, and working on that house, a little peace would be perfect around here.

The word also has a deeper meaning for me. I love to have peace and tranquility around me. I Love people and fun and music but the times I treasure most are the quiet ones - reading on the couch, hands full of yarn crocheting away during nap time, nighttime when everyone else is asleep and there's a quiet moment to think. Ah, so peaceful!


Even deeper than that, is the spiritual peace that I've come to know over the past two years. God has shown His will and grace and PEACE to us repeatedly over the past few years and that peace is starting to ground itself in my heart, and I
love that. I love the peace that comes with making the right decisions and knowing you are striving after truth and knowledge. I'm praying that peace continues on into this year.

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4 comments:

CJ Sime said...

What a comforting word to resonate through your home and your family's lives.

"God has shown His will and grace and PEACE to us repeatedly over the past few years and that peace is starting to ground itself in my heart, and I love that."

Well said.

tara @ kidz said...

Great word! Best wishes for a peaceful 09 (for all of us)!

Emma said...

Great word! Just reading the word makes me take a deep breath and try to relax!

Live.Love.Eat said...

WOW, I just thought last night that this word might be a good one for me this year. That or calm!