Over the past several years I have selected a word (or in crazy years, words) of the year. Usually, by late December or early January, the word is pretty clear and helps shape my thinking and plans for those 12 months.
Last year was probably the first time where my word seemed to be a good fit for all 12 months. It didn’t lose its impact or fade into memory, and I understood why it was so needed. My word for 2018 was Rest, you can read about that here.
Marta Goertzen is an entrepreneur, writer and nature photographer. She daily explores the trails and beaches of the South Central Oregon Coast with her buddy Bailey. You can follow along on their adventures on Instagram. She is also the author of several books including her newest, “Confident Hope: A Daily Quiet Time Journal”. Start your own daily gratitude practice with our, “7 Days of Gratitude Challenge – A Gratitude Journal Starter Kit”.