Spread the Spirit
I love what this time of year brings: the family I get to see, the baking I get to do, the cheer that comes alight in my heart — and especially the spirit.
Not many people know the origins of Zao525’s name (or often how to even say it!), but its meaning one hundred percent represents who we are and what we stand for.
From the Greek language, “Zao” means “to live, breathe, be among the living; to enjoy real life; to be fresh, bold, efficient.” And “525” refers to Galatians 5:25: “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.”
I chose this name because it meant something to me as a person; it would lead the way I ran my organization and it would dictate the work my team would do for our clients. If I’m ever feeling off track or out of sync, I return to the Zao525 tenets.
And I think this time of year especially, as we take quiet moments to reflect back on the year behind us and think ahead to the one before us, we all can remember the greater importance of this season — the Spirit. We can see how the Spirit has influenced our past, and we can remember to let it influence us in our present and futures.
Enjoy your family this Christmas. Enjoy the food, the gifts and all. But also remember to enjoy the Spirit of the season, and we at Zao525 will continue to embody the Spirit that leads our work and helps us uplift our clients to good things.