One Word (or two) for 2019.

It's that time again to ditch the New Year's resolutions in favor of One Word to focus on all year long. I've picked my one word for 10 years now and it's helped me to stay focused on what I want to accomplish. For instance, rather than saying, "I want to lose weight," I might... Continue Reading →

Let go…of high expectations at work?

Let go.┬áSure enough, as soon as I settle on my One Word for 2018, God decides it's a good time to test me on the art of letting go. I subscribe to the Skinning Artist blog, and last weekend the title of Drew's email was, "Sometimes it's okay to let go..." Ugh. When did He... Continue Reading →

The Making of Prayer Flags

High in the Tibetan Himalayan, colorful flags of blue, white, red, green, and yellow flutter in the wind. These are Tibetan prayer flags. "Traditionally, prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. The flags do not carry prayers to gods, which is a common misconception; rather, the Tibetans believe the prayers and... Continue Reading →

One Little Word :: 2017 #prayer

Do you make New Years resolutions? Not me. I always have good intentions to get in shape. Then, by February I am sitting on the couch eating guacamole and chips, watching The Biggest Loser. Instead of a resolution I choose One Word. One word helps keep me focused for 365 days. There is only one... Continue Reading →

Gratitude and Prayer

My One Little Word (OLW) for 2016 is gratitude. And yet, here it is almost August, and I have written about gratitude...maybe three times? I haven't counted, but it's been a long time. In the gratitude journal that sits on my bedside table, I've long stopped writing a gratitude list everyday. It's turned into more... Continue Reading →

#Gratitude: One Word

Today is Super Bowl Sunday. We're pretty excited here in Denver. My 14-year-old has developed an interest in football this season. So much so that she said she didn't care what we did for the big game as long as she gets to watch it! So, she planned the menu, we ordered special Super Bowl... Continue Reading →

A different kind of resolution list: chuck it list

January signals a new start. A time when everyone is thinking about their grand plans for the new year, then proudly proclaim it on social media of their choice. I chose my One Word. Did you? A friend mentioned a book she bought over the weekend. It's called the The Chuck It List. She bought... Continue Reading →

One Word: Gratitude

Do you make New Years resolutions? Not me. I always have good intentions to get in shape. Then, by February I am sitting on the couch eating guacamole and chips, watching The Biggest Loser. Instead of a resolution I choose One Word. One word helps keep me focused for 365 days. There is only one... Continue Reading →

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