Sunday, January 1, 2012

One Word


For 2011 I chose the word: Laughter. It helped me to focus on opening up. Sharing bits of myself and being vulnerable enough to feel again. It was a glorious year full of rapid changes. Yes laughter was there too. In wondrous spurts of joy I found my way to it through new friendships, retreats and being kinder to myself.

In working on choosing a word for this year I had a difficult time narrowing it down. I wanted multiple words. I wanted something that would encompass all that I am intending for this big year. I needed a big word. The word that kept nudging me was Voice. It is an umbrella of a word, covering many of the ascpects I want to focus on for 2011.

Inner Voice ~ I intend to start trusting my intuition more and listening deep within my soul for the answers. I will stop beating back my inner Wild Woman and allow her to flourish.

Outer Voice ~ I intend to express myself clearly when interacting with others and communicate my needs to the best of my ability. I will ask others what they need instead of trying to guess.

Expression ~ I intend to be courageous enough to speak my truth. I will speak up for myself and express my fears, joy and sorrow. To be open is to be alive.

Passion ~ I intend to continue to seek out all of my passions and live them fully. I will honor all artistic expressions and needs that rise within me. I will find my artistic voice without feeling the pressure to box myself into a particular medium.

Wheew! So that sounds like a lot I know but really it's fitting for the year to come. So much of my soul work and journey is only just beginning. Finding my voice will guide me right where I need to be.

What is your word?

6 comments:

  1. voice is a good, strong word. happy new year. xo

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  2. Beautiful Choice, and beautiful intentions! My word for 2012 is Light, it captures several things:
    -Seek my inner light and shine it bright (didn't mean to rhyme that!)
    -See the light in others
    -Be lighter in my body
    -Lighter in the physical clutter
    -Ligther in my soul in mind in the ways where stress and fear come in.. those are some of the ways that I see light as being my guiding word for this year!
    I hope you have a beautifully blessed 2012 and beyond, may all of these things come true for you!

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  3. "To be open is to be alive."
    that is gold!

    Vulnerable...
    that is the word for me
    vulnerable

    : )
    should be fun

    Love and Light

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  4. I love your word and all of your intentions. Here's to a fabulous 2012. xoxo

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  5. That's a great word! After much internal debate, my word is Decide. As in decide what is worthy of me/my time, and then act on it.

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  6. My words (yes I picked two) are Release and Truth....both of which came to me through my work with SouLodge.

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