Every year I choose a guiding word.  Often it takes a while to make this choice, but this year the word chose me before the year even began.  

Abundance is my word for 2017.

Definition:  an extremely plentiful or oversufficient quantity or supply; overflowing fullness; affluence; wealth

What does abundance mean to me?  And why did this word choose me?

At first glance, I see abundance as it relates to money - having enough to pay my bills, save for the future and help others.  It also relates to other areas of my life - I envision having excellent health as I hit fifty and receiving (and accepting) an abundance of  love, for myself and others. 

As I dive deeper into the real meaning of abundance, I see that it encompasses all areas of my life.  As per the definition, an overflowing fullness.

2017 will be a transformative year and I am looking forward to it.

How about you?  Do you select a guiding word for the year or do you set an intention for the year?  Please share in the comments below.  I would love to hear from you!