I am hopeful. I am thankful. Hopeful for what wonderful things 2014 will hold and thankful for all the blessings of 2013. Yes, I made resolutions, goals, and have dreams for the year ahead. Not to publicize of "check off" a list, but for myself. This is the year I want to become a better version of myself, for myself. No one else. So my excitement may spill over into this blog as I accomplish things, but for now, here is some pretty encouragement I'm dwelling on in this new year.