Word of the Year – Link Party 2013

I woke up thinking about my Word Of The Year, which made me wonder how you and your Word Of The Year were doing, and all of a sudden it hit me: We should have a “This Little Word Of Mine” link party this week!! 

We threw one here last year, and man was it a pretty/powerful party!

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(Thanks again to everyone that linked up!)

If you’d like to share your 2013 Word Of The Year blog post, scroll on down and link away! And if you’ve never linked up a blog post before, here’s how it works:

Scroll down until you see the little, blue “Add Your Link” button. Click that, and follow the instructions on the page you’re redirected to. The instructions involve uploading a thumbnail image and creating a title for the image you’re using. You may want to title it with the name of your blog, or with the title of your Word Of The Year post, but it’s totally up to you. (Note: Make sure to link to your Word of the Year post- not to the main page of your blog. In an effort to keep things focused for everyone, links that lead to non-Word of the Year posts will be removed.)

Last but not least, I created another nifty little badge especially for this party, and we’d love it if you’d post the code in the box below at the bottom of the post you’re linking up…

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Thanks so much for partyin’ with us again, and hope your 2013 ROCKS!

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  1. Ter'e Crow Lindsay says

    My word for the year of 2013 will be “forgiveness”.
    I’m not ready to “go there yet”……….but it will be something I work on during the year. I might just have to work on me, first, and then try to forgive the 2 women who have caused me such grief and pain.
    I know……………….”Let Go – Let God”.
    I’m trying.

  2. Denise says

    I think my word would have to be courageous. I spent a lot of 2012 fearful because of situations that were out of my control. Deut 31:6 helped me understand that I can not be afraid because of man – God will never leave me. He has it all under control. Thanks Layla!

  3. says

    thanks for the fun link up!
    i wasn’t planning on having a word(ever?), but one sorta chose me this year. can’t wait to check out these links this week!

    xo happy new year, cuties!

  4. Jude says

    I was just wondering if you created this post before, or after, you heard my musical rendition of ‘This Little Light of Mine’ yesterday?? I hope I was your inspiration 😀

  5. says

    Love picking a focus word for the year.. even though I’m bad a picking just one. It does help me stay intent on what I want/need :)

    Happy 2013 to you both!!

  6. Julie B.[Holland] says

    Happy New Year L & K …… my word would be …

  7. says

    Layla, thanks for adding the “light” to my linky picture!! I was at work today, and quickly linked up when I saw your post….and thanks for coming over to my blog…always fun to see comments by Rockstars like you!! :)

  8. says

    So glad to have found you! I am a newbie in the blogging world and find your blog so inspirational. Love that you are doing a word of the year. Thanks for hosting! Melinda

  9. says

    Layla, thank you for the encouragement to think about this! I’ve never been good at goals and resolutions, but choosing a word last year was a good thing for me. This year’s word is one I really need. I appreciate the chance to share it here.

    Happy, happy new year to you and Kevin and your precious child-to-be!

  10. says

    Hi! Thanks for hosting. I managed to post our blog but the little button link didn’t show up on our page. I copied and pasted it into the bottom of the blog and now there’s just this really long code and no badge…which is not fair to you! Can you help? If not, I will edit the post and add a hyperlink to your page. Thanks!

  11. says

    Thank you so much for hosting this Linky party. It has been so amazing to read through all of the participants words of the year. It’s amazing how just one word can focus in goals and change lives day-by-day. I love your blog and always find so much to inspire me. Thank you!

  12. Diane says

    Layla. Last year I was so inspired by the word of the year thought of yours. I had never done that before. I chose the word “Change”. What a year of change it was! After 15 years at one company, I changed jobs and careers twice! I changed my body and lost 70 pounds. Lots of other changes and I do not really like change. This year? Prosperous Abundance. (ok, two words, but who’s counting :))
    Thank you Layla!

  13. says

    I was so excited to see this, and wanted to link up, is it too late, I don’t see anything that says link by this date!

    • Layla says

      Hey Cindy! 😀

      Those link parties close exactly one week after they’re created, but if I would love to figure out a way to link you up! Can you comment back again with a link to your Word of the Year post? I’ll do some diggin’ in the meantime! 😀