My One Word: Loving
I have chosen my “One Word” because over recent years I have experienced a lot of loss, personal heartache. I am one of those people who seem to gravitate toward helping others. When I am engaged in doing so it is done fully, to the best of my ability and often with a lot of self sacrifice.
I am also what many would call “too sensitive”. At my best, I have the ability to “see” things others don’t. I can help sooth a hurting heart or tend to a crushed spirit with God’s help. I can “see” how the future can be if we just work toward it. I can be a catalyst for change. At my worst, I find myself heartbroken, angry, taking things personally and hurting deeper than the ocean flows.
Both these characteristics are a gift from God. They are very often a blessing but can also lead to a lot of hurt and pain given the wrong turn of events. Recently I have found myself being much more guarded, less trusting, more defensive and a lot less loving. That is something I would like to change. That is why I would like my one word to be “Loving”.