sim pli fy verb
a.- to reduce to basic essentials
b.- to diminish in scope or complexity
c.- to make more intelligible; clarify
Yep, that's my word for 2011 - SIMPLIFY. What's so funny is that as I say the word, I experience an AHHHHH moment. Have you ever had one of those? Where just one word fills you with serenity and peace? Where you feel all sorts of gratitude?? Wait, what's this? A connection with ALL of my words?? Hmmmm.... interesting. Maybe that's the way it's suppose to work!
I started to approach my blog buddy/Scrap Cellar Chick Leanne to help me out with creating a visual for my word. Then it dawned on me (don't you just love/hate those "duh" moments?)...KISS! Keep It Simple, Superstar! (yeah, I know it's usually "stupid" and not "superstar" but I'm not about to call myself stupid!!).
And so, this is my first step into SIMPLIFY! Can't get any simpler, right??
And here's my plan for 2011...There are so many people in this world who need things. And there are so many things in this place I call home that it's time I get the two of those situations to meet up. It's time for me to SIMPLIFY. And it's not just my home. It's my diet, my scrapbooking, my relationships. I don't believe we were put on this earth to lead complicated, cluttered lives. I believe we serve God best by simply being our uncomplicated, uncluttered, simplified selves.
Funny thing about these one little words -- once you pick the word (or it picks you) you start moving in that direction. You start wanting it in your life. Every day, all the time. How cool is that?!!??
I'm headed over to Leanne's. She's got a linky thing going for our words for 2011. And, of course, a thank you to Ali Edwards on starting this revolution.