Thursday, January 1, 2015

Pursuit Of Peace

2015 word - PEACE
I am on a persistent pursuit of peace for 2015.

Each year I choose a word to set the tone for the next twelve months.

Last year was JOY and I feel I accomplished my goal.

This year I have chosen PEACE.

Peace in my personal life.

And to nurture peace in other lives.

I always associate ringing bells as the symbol for the New Year.

The last stanza of this old hymn:

Glorious then the dawning
With Thy presence near,
Beauteous wake the morning,
Peace bells chiming clear;

Long lost voices singing -

O, the sweet refrain!
E'en heav'n's bells all ringing
Peace on earth again.

If we all try, maybe this will be the year for PEACE!

Happy 2015!

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  1. Happy New Year, Donna! Such a lovely post and the best word chosen! Like you said, peace begins within us and hopefully that will spread to each and everyone through kindness. Here's hoping we all will have a peaceful 2015!

  2. I love the word you chose. Hope Peace for everyone.
    Happy new year.
    Audrey Z.

  3. Love it Donna! Love the vintage graphic too. Is it cold in your neck of the woods? It's pretty chilly here. Hope you have a PEACEful, lovely New Year's Day!

  4. Great word choice Donna! I have never chosen a word for the year, I think it would be accomplish for 2015! I've got lots I want to accomplish... home diy's, grow my small business, etc.

    Happy New Year!


  5. Lovely choice of words Donna! Another blogger has chosen harmony and balance! With peace included they make something we should all strive towards achieving!
    Have a fantastic year!

  6. This is such a simple goal and such a difficult one at the same time!

  7. I can't think of a better word for the new year...well chosen!
    Mary Alice

  8. A wonderful choice Donna. Peace be with you. Happy New Year!

  9. Perfect choice my friend. I know you'll have no trouble achieving it !

  10. Well said Donna..........great word chosen for 2015!

  11. That's a wonderful word. I made a sign when that was my word 3 yrs. ago and looked at it every day. It must have worked because that was the most peaceful year of my life. Happy New Year!

  12. I do the same! Choose a word to set the tone-- you've chosen a good word.
    Grace and peace for you in 2015

  13. Donna, I am belatedly catching up on a lot of your posts, I know, but, in light of your word for the year, I felt I would be terribly remiss if I didn't share with you that your emails and notes are a great source of peace for me personally. I really do appreciate them and the kind, talented person that you are.


I enjoy reading all of your comments and will always answer with email. I will try to track you down if you show up as a "no reply" commenter to let you know. Friends are like that!