With a new year and a new decade beginning, there is a world of possibilities. A chance to start new, to make a difference, to begin again.

A New Years tradition in my family is filling out our “Hopes, Dreams and Goals” sheets for the new year. For a few years, I’ve had one word for the year, and I’ll write it at the top of my sheet, and all my “hopes, dreams and goals” are centered on the concept of the word I chose.

Similar to past years, I didn’t come up with my word for the year as soon as the new year hit. It takes me a few days of thinking, praying and digging into what I hope for…