Resolutions – Guest Blogger Post

Resolutions.

Sometimes that word can bring in a sense of hope and change; a new beginning.

Sometimes that word can be so loaded and heavy.

Some people make them, and some people don’t.

I have always been one of those who do, but this year I am going to turn the typical sense that the word “resolutions” gives you, on its head.

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January 2017 Favorites

I can’t believe January is already over! I have this weird thing with the passage of time, though. Shane gives me a hard time because I freak out over little things, like the fact that 1990 was almost 30 years ago, or the fact that almost all the kids born in the year 2000 are in their junior year of high school now. He says, “Yeah, babe. That’s how time works.” He’s pretty laid-back and doesn’t give too much thought to these things. Whatever. Regardless, here we are, with one month of 2017 already under our belts, and I’ve got some fun things to share with y’all. Let’s do this!

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My Words for 2017

Each year, my mother used to advise me to come up with a word that I could use as my guide for the coming year. It could be anything for any reason, as long as I had one. I never made it a point to write down the word or remind myself of it. It was a good exercise, but I simply didn’t put much stock into it.

This year, however, I’m using my word as my guide. Words, actually, as there are two this year. I couldn’t pick just one. After all that happened in 2016, I plan on being an active participant in my future, instead of a passive one.

My words for 2017 are: brave and honest. They can be used in any variation and are, in fact, related. Continue reading “My Words for 2017”