Believe

A friend of mine challenged her writing friends to sum up their 2012 goals in one word. My word wasn’t hard to come up with. Its a word that, I feel, defines my life and one I turn to for inspiration, hope and comfort.

My word is:

Believe in myself, believe in my talent, believe my dreams will come true. That’s my motto. My word. In the summer, after my husband’s accident, I clung to this word. I BELIEVED he would get better and I BELIEVED in the prayers being sent his way. When things get me down, when my writing career stalls or heads in the wrong direction, I think of this word and it pumps me up.

I BELIEVE good things will happen to me.

What is the one word that sums up your goals for this year?

 

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13 thoughts on “Believe

  1. LOVE your word, Sharon…and I’m stealing it for myself. Which means I have 2 words: Doable and Believe…and I may steal Shiloh’s, too, because…well, it’s that kind of morning. So: Focus to make my goals Doable and Believe in the result. πŸ™‚

  2. I loved everyone’s responses….

    I think my word would be CHALLENGED. Which I will definitely be if I make my goals I’ve set this year, which is a good thing. I always work better if I’m under pressure and am forced to challenge myself and have to stay focused.

    Sara Walter Ellwood
    also w/a Cera duBois

  3. Do. Don’t think about it, don’t talk about it, don’t wish about it, don’t dream about it – DO it. That’s my word for 2012. What a great exercise. Putting all your goals into one word. Should make writing a synopsis a snap!
    Thanks for this!

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