January 17, 2010
Welcome to a little experiment known as My One Word. The heart behind this project is helping you plot a course for growth by narrowing your focus to a single word that will define you in the upcoming year. Now be honest for a momentdoes that last sentence intimidate you and leave you feeling defeated already? After all, in your mind there are numerous bad habits, character flaws and struggles that demand your attention. However, do not be overwhelmed and simply give up. It is better to do something about one thing than nothing about everything.trevordiy.wordpress.com
With these apprehensions in mind, we wanted to spend the first few blog posts calming your nerves by helping you choose your word for 2010. The first step towards growth is to take inventory on the past year and see where God has moved in your life. Before moving forward, one must look backwards. Take a few moments and reflect on the following questions:
FOR THOSE THAT HAVE ALREADY PICKED THEIR WORD FOR 2010
We know that there will be some of you that have put the wheels in motion towards growth and have already selected your One Word. It encourages us to know that you see the benefit of this experiment and we are excited to see how God will shape you through this experience Utilize these first few blog posts to find your pace. Each post will include an exercise or question to prepare you for the journey.
Todays exercise is a reminder to anchor your One Word with Gods word. If scripture is not the basis for our change, this experiment will be nothing more than a practice of our fragile human ability to evoke change in our lives apart from God. When times get tough and discouragement sets in, you can keep going back to the truth found in these verses for reassurance and reflection.
Regardless of whether youve picked your word or not, the truth is we all have apprehensions about the road the lies ahead of us. Wed love to hear your response to the following question: What are your fears about picking a single word that defines you in 2010?