Happy New Year!
My word for 2016 was ruminate. I wanted to be intentional, to think things through. And I definitely thought about things. Some friends who got a peek into my thought process at times might say I thought a little too much!
One thing that I thought a lot toward the end of the year was my dreams. As in, maybe I’ll give them up. And for a few weeks in September and October, I was done. I was done writing, I was done pursuing my writing goals. Life would be easier if I just let them go.
But that didn’t sit well with me. I couldn’t let go of the desire to write and create. It’s just… part of me.
Instead, I decided to feed myself. I took a break from writing for a month and read a ton of books. I attended a conference. I took writing class after writing class. And I felt like I came to a good place.
So, my word for 2017 is…