It is a popular end of year activity to pick your one “Word” for the coming year. I have been picking my word of the year for several years. Christine Kane has a great downloadable tool to help you find your word. I usually use her tool and ponder on the word. The last two year’s words have not worked out for me.
This year, in turning fifty, I have my Project 50.
My word came to me not long ago, just that little epiphany:
I know what Yoda said. Do or do not. There is no try.
I agree with that. You should not say you are going to try to run a 100 mile race. You say I am going to run a 100 mile race. Don’t even put that word of “try” which in that context says “maybe” like you aren’t entirely sure you can do it.
Using TRY in the context of my Project 50: