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My One Little Word for 2019

Let's say this year, I've had a little trouble finding my new word.  Last year, I chose reach  and, to be honest, I never quite found the love for the word.  This year, I considered not choosing a word.  I wondered what it might be like if I could find a phrase or a symbol that might give me guidance.  I tried on words like:   hustle, seek, clarify, simplify, margin, shape and envision.   For a bit, I considered symbols and really started to come to like the symbol of a wolf: "Wolf is a symbol of guardianship, ritual, loyalty, and spirit. Wolf has the ability to make quick and firm emotional attachments, and often need to trust their own instincts. Thus they teach us to do the same, to trust our hearts and minds, and have control over our own lives ( Pure Spirit )."  Unfortunately, I think when we think of a wolf, we go all fairy tale. The wolf doesn't symbolize happily-ever-after. Instead, we've given it this identity of trickery and trouble. Wolf wou