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Balance – That was my word of 2012.

I’m not sure how I did seeking balance last year. Some weeks were certainly better than others.

I thought about choosing a new word for 2013, but nothing seemed right until this morning.

I had an early morning conversation with my good friend, Caryn, during which I realized a personal weakness that I need to work on. I was discouraged and questioned my value in this space.

Instead of being disappointed about the opportunities and jobs and skills and luxuries that I don’t have, I need to have more faith in myself. I need to believe once again.

The word Believe was on my mind all day, as I worked, as I made dinner, and as I helped my kids with their homework tonight.

And so it is that Believe is my word for 2013.

I believe that 2013 will be an incredible year. I believe that I can accomplish so much this year. I believe in me.

believe - little girl looking out window

A few more photos from this recent shoot, just for fun:

balance - little girl

balance - newborn boy with hat

Do you have a word or a phrase for 2013? Please share!

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  1. I believe that is one of the cutest babies I’ve seen!
    Believe is a great thing to work on…. I believing I could use some work on that too!
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  2. Great choice! I haven’t chosen one yet because I have several swimming around in my head.
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  3. I LOVE that! It made me tear up a little. I need to believe too.
    Brandie´s last blog post ..PhotoStory Friday…… Week In Review

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  4. great word for the year… so was balance! that seems so elusive to me.
    glad you believe…. i enjoy your posts and your linky party. :)

    sweet photos, too…
    patty´s last blog post ..1440 :: {25} Colorful and Happy

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  5. Great word. I think believing in ourselves is such a positive thing and something that always helps to make us more creative and productive in life

    Mollyxxx
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  6. What a great word. I may have to steal this one because this year I have also decided that I need to believe in myself and that good things will happen for me and my family!
    Honey Mommy´s last blog post ..Adventures in Mommyhood

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  7. That’s a good motto! I like it.
    Krystyn´s last blog post ..We live in a gated community

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  8. Yes, my word for the year is survive. :)

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  9. Love it, Lolli!
    Dina@4LettreWords´s last blog post ..Little Swimmer

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