I’ve been hesitant to publish my resolutions post because I haven’t been able to come up with a title I found worthy of my blog. Clearly, I give up.
Instead of making a laundry list of goals which I know will go bust, I am simply choosing to go with a word for the year. Maybe this is a cop-out because I hate to fail. I definitely have things upon which I would like to improve, but I don’t really have any concrete goals like “lose 10 pounds” although God knows I need to, heh.
*We interrupt this blog post for a mid-thought goal announcement*
I have a goal to not accidentally hit “Publish!” in the middle of writing. Damn.
Sorry if anyone read this too soon.
Anyhow, the word for 2016 is nourish. Let’s take a look at the definition:
1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
2. To foster the development of; promote: “Athens was an imperial city, nourished by the tribute of subjects” (V. Gordon Childe).
3. To keep alive; maintain: n
Everything that is living needs nourishment. I want to nourish my relationships – with God, with my growing family, friends, music, teaching, and myself. As life gets busier, I don’t want anything that is important to me to wither away because of lack of nourishment. This year is going to be a pivotal one in the story of Lady J, and I wish to love others in a way that they find nourishing.