Friday, January 2, 2015
Now, everyone usually makes New Year’s Resolutions during the Holiday Season…and usually these fail even before the season is over. Maybe the timing isn’t right. Seriously, how can you be resolute in losing weight and getting fitter when your refrigerator is stuffed with leftovers from the holiday festivities? Maybe another reason why these resolutions do not work is because they’re so lengthy and convoluted. I used to list down a page’s worth of goals and resolutions for the new year, and then I found it hard to remember much of what I wrote, much less put them into practice.
Enter the One Word Movement.
The premise behind the One Word Movement is as simple as it sounds: instead of coming up with lengthy resolutions, just focus on one word, one simple word that you want your year to represent and that would exemplify your life for 2015. For the next 12 months, you saturate yourself with that word, using it as a guide so that your life will be more purposeful and focused. Seems better than trying to memorize a page-full of do’s and don’ts, eh?
So in 2015, my New Year’s Resolution is just One Word. Wanna know what it is? I chose the word AMBASSADOR.
This is based on 2 Corinthians 5:20, which says: “We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God.”
Below are the many reasons why I chose AMBASSADOR as my One Word: