2011 – A Year of Diligence

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Diligence.  That is my name for 2011.

The definition for diligence is careful and persistent work or effort.

As an adjective, it describes a person having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties.

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Similar words include conscientiousness, hard work, application, concentration, effort, care, meticulousness, thoroughness.

Also, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, dedication, commitment, tirelessness.

According to my iMac’s thesaurus, the antonym for diligent is lazy.

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My goal for 2011 is to be diligent.  I have some areas I want to work on, but God keeps bringing me to Matthew 6:33 – “Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”  These are the areas I want to work on:

So that is my theme for 2011.  I am working out some tangible goals for some of these, which I’ll share when they are finished.  One of which has to do with regular blogging.  I rocked out 16 posts in 2010, just over 1 per month.  I’d like to at least double that.

Here’s to another great year!

Vicki

P.S.  I wrote this and then found a blog that links up with blog posts about scripture.  Since I’ve been meditating on Matthew 6:33, I thought it would be appropriate to link up.  You can see more posts at Mom’s Mustard Seed.