MY One Word Journey-December

MY One Word Journey-December

Each month I share highlights from My One Word Journal. My Word for the year is BECOME.

This year has been an eye opener for me.  As I started the year with my word, it was all about me.  My focus was on what I wanted to become and what I needed to do to become what I felt God wanted from me.  But as my journey progressed, my focus changed.  It's not so much what I've become, it is who Jesus has become for me.


I can guarantee this truth: This is what will be done for someone who doesn't doubt but believes what he says will happen: He can say to this mountain, 'Be uprooted and thrown into the sea,' and it will be done for him.   Mark 11:23  God's Word Translation 


“If God gives such attention to the appearance of wildflowers—most of which are never even seen—don’t you think he’ll attend to you, take pride in you, do his best for you? What I’m trying to do here is to get you to relax, to not be so preoccupied with getting, so you can respond to God’s giving. People who don’t know God and the way he works fuss over these things, but you know both God and how he works. Steep your life in God-reality, God-initiative, God-provisions. Don’t worry about missing out. You’ll find all your everyday human concerns will be met.  Matthew 6:30-33 MSG


Highlights from my notes:

  • Only  believe - in Him
  • Remember my words have power to create, so watch what I'm saying.



Jesus, you came to be light in our darkness.
Jesus, you came to be peace in our conflicts.
Jesus, you came to be joy in our sadness.
And to bring you love in our fears.
Today we celebrate your birth, Than you for your saving grace.



Art Journaling Page:

I was so busy decorating, cooking, making candy and cookies that I didn't do my art journaling page.  Instead I used it as a memory page.

One Word Journal Dec Art Journal page


Action Plan:

Believe and let Jesus BECOME what I need each day.


  • Decorate and celebrate Jesus birth
  • Trust in His provision
  • Give generously, not gifts only
  • Dream and plan for 2023


My Celebration:

Relax with a cup of coffee and enjoy the home the Lord has provided.


My Favorite Steps & Review

Christmas decorations, we went all out this year.

Made cookies with my sister-in-law.

Watched Hallmark Christmas movies with my other sister-in-law.

Family time: We hosted Thanksgiving, a brunch, and Christmas.  My son came home before he moved to Germany.  We had brunch for our family here to celebrate his dream coming true.  My other son and his wife came from Denver for Christmas.  My daughter, sister, nephew, mom, aunt and uncle, brothers and sister-in-laws all were able to come to some of the celebrations.


How did your year go?  I pray that your interaction with your One Word was a blessing to you. 

Have you received and decided on a word for next year?  While you are deciding, pick up a new journal to use with it.  Click on picture below for more information.

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