My 2012 Word for the Year

Explore and Discover

My Word: 
My words for the year of 2012 is Explore and Discover.


1. travel in or through (an unfamiliar country or area) in order       to learn or familiarize oneself with it. 
2. inquire into or discuss (a subject or issue) in detail
3. examine or evaluate (as option or possibility
4. for the purpose of discovery.
5. to look into closely, scrutinize, examine.

1. find (something or someone) unexpectedly or in the course of a     search
2. become aware of (a fact or situation)
3. to see, get knowledge of, learn of, find, to find out; gain         sight or knowledge of (something previously unseen or unknown)

My Vision Board: 


"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he hs the courage to lose sight of the shore."

"Each day holds the possibilities for great discoveries and hidden joys."

"Say yest to new adventures"

"Never stop exploring!"

"Go outside and explore."

"Go find yourself."

"When we have nothing left but God, we discover that God is enough."

"If you want something you never had. You have to do something you've never done."

"Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won and all the fears you have overcome." -Unknown

"The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow."

"When Jesus invites us on an adventure, He shapes who we become with what happens along the way.

"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." C.S. Lewis

"Discovery consist not in seeking new land it in seeing with new eyes." Marcel Proust

"Maybe we just lived between hurting and healing." -Progress

"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about discovering who God created you to be."

"It is only in God that we discover our origin, our identity, our meaning, our purpose, our significance and our destiny."

"Sometimes God lets you hit bottom so that you will discover that he is the rock at the bottom."

"Explore more."

"And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears." -Mark Anthony

"Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light." -Brene Brown

"Sometimes the bad thaings that happen in our lives pur us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us."

I was given an invitaiton to find love. I was given an inviation to become a first time home buyer. Most importantly I was given an invitaiton to seek God more and to know Him even more. To Explore and Discover unknown territory. Unknown territory in the regards to a love relationship, purchasing a home and knowing a great big God. 

Let Go: 
Let go of fear. Let go of fear of the unknown and fear of the future. Fear of being hurt. Let go of the pain from my child hood from gowing up as an Adult Child of Divorce. I had to learn to let go of the effects of my parent divorce and allow God to heal my heart. 

Reason why: 
God has a plan for my life. There is a great big world out there and I needed to explore and discover all that God has for me. The territory of my heart that I kept under lock and key letting no man set foot on. 

Bible Verses:

"You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy, In Your right hand there are pleasures forever." Psalm 16:11

"And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him." Hebrews 11:6

"Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tel you great and mighty things, which you do not know." Jeremiah 33:3

"He gives me new strength. He lead me on paths that are right for the good of His name. Even if I walk through a very dark valley, I will not be afraid, because you are with me. Your rod and your shepherd's staff comfor me." Psalm 23:3-4

"If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the seas, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast." Psalm 139:9-10

"For you are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory. the Lord says, "I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you." Psalm 32:7-8

"The Lord Himself will go before you. He will be with you; He will not leve you or forget you. Don't be afraid and don't worry." Deuteronomy 31:8

"For He guards the course of the just and protects the way of His faithful ones. They you will understand what is right and just and fair- every good path." Proverbs 2:8-9

"The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps." Proverbs 16:9

What I have learned:
1. I am never alone.
2. God's timing is always best.
3. There is always more to explore and discover about God,             ourselves and the world. 
4. Ask God to reaveal Himself to you and He will.
5. God will direct your paths. 

Join the Conversation:

Is the "Word for the Year" new to you? Do you have a word for this year? How has your word impacted your life? Please share your word or any thoughts you may have.  I would love to hear them!

Love and Prayers ❤


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