The posts, the hashtags, the Pinterest pins … we’re all captivated by the hope and promise of a new year. I like this recent phenomenon of choosing a word for the year.
Last year I chose ‘forward’, based on a quote from Ann Voskamp that I plastered on the first page of my scrapbook.
In 2014, my word is diligence.
My decision was inspired by this recent post from literary agent Steve Laube.
As a wife, a parent, a friend, I want to be diligent in strengthening my relationships with others.
In my writing and the various other tasks that make up my daily life, I want to be diligent in completing the task at hand. I have become a mediocre multi-tasker, rushing through life chronically distracted by my to do list.
In 2014, I’m striving toward diligence.
How about you? What’s your word for 2014?
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