This is my One Word for 2014. I guess it’s more of a phrase, but whatever. This is what God gave me.
I prayed. I asked Him what He wanted me to focus on this year. And one morning, as I stared out the window, it was a clear thought—let go. I wasn’t sure if it was His answer, or something I was thinking, and I wanted to be sure. So, I kept praying and asking.
Over the next couple of days, it was always on my mind, and I knew this is what God was leading me to.
It scared me. It wasn’t the word (or phrase) I wanted. I think I mentioned that to Him, but instead of giving me a different word, He gave me time to get used to it.
Fear turned to acceptance. If this was His answer, I knew there was a reason. He has a purpose for it.
I considered using the word Release so it really would be one word. It seems like the same meaning, but Let go is different, and now I like it. It’s personal. Like a gift chosen just for me.
I imagine Him whispering, “Let go” when I’m clinging too tightly to something.
Or softly saying, “Let me have it” when I’m struggling to remember God has it all under control.
His tender encouragement and guidance.
His gentle instruction, and sometimes, a reprimand.
Let go…my One Word for 2014.
Do you have a One Word for this year? Maybe it’s two words or a phrase. Will you share it in the comments—what’s your one focus for 2014?
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