Sunday, December 31, 2017

The New Year Ahead


So, I am not big on New Years Resolutions.  I never really make them.  But this year I am making one.

I don't know if anyone remembers when I did a list of submission exercises about four years ago, but I have been thinking on how to show the Duke intentional love, respect, and attention this year.  In thinking on this, I found myself back at our list of submission exercises, done over four posts, that I posted here.

I have decided I want to take the year and really study these more, study what others do, and come up with new ideas.  I may even do another post or two later on in the year if I get enough new ideas.  I just, really want to step up how I work on my submission, and how we make it more and more a part of our every day lives in small ways that just feed into the whole.

I also aim to write on here once a week.  Whether just to say hi, share some things I am learning about our dynamic and our roles, or to share some greatly profound insights. ;)

What are your plans for the new year?  What goals do you have? :)


  1. Hi EsMay, wishing you, the Duke and family a very Happy New Year. I hope the new year is full of health, happiness, love and laughter.

    Good on you, I will be interested to hear more :) I'm not big on resolutions either.


    1. Happy New Year to you too, Roz! :) Yeah, I find with a resolution, I would do it just because it was that time, but mentally, if I wasn't ready for change, a new year on the calendar wasn't going to inspire me. :)

  2. hi Esmay, Happy New Year to you and your family, good luck with the resolutions.
    love Jan, xx

    1. Thank you, Jan. :) It isn't a big one, but I'm hoping it's one I find some time to invest in. We've suddenly had more time to invest in our marriage lately, and the rewards are amazing. :)

  3. Happy New your resolutions...I am also hoping to get back to regular blogging....hugs abby

    1. Thank you, abby. I do find it helps to process my thoughts to have this place to go to. :)


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