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In Others’ Words: My One Word for 2018

In Others’ Words: My One Word for 2018

  Let’s talk about choosing One Word for the coming year.    2018 is just over a month away, but if you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, then you know that I gave up New Year’s resolutions over a decade ago. Why? All those good intentions — the “I wills” and the “I won’ts” — faded so quickly, and I always misplaced my list of re... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Speak Up

In Others’ Words: Speak Up

There are times when the truth you try to speak faces opposition. Your voice is drowned out by someone else’s voice — or by a clamoring of voices. Rather than being encouraged to speak up, you’re told to sit down. To be quiet. You’re told you’re wrong … or that you’re truth is unwanted. These are the times when you have a choice to make: to be silent or to... Read More »

In Others’ Words: What It All Comes Down To

In Others’ Words: What It All Comes Down To

I don’t have a whole lot to say today. Wednesday was a long day. A difficult day. A discouraging day. Have you ever fought for something … or rather fought against something that is wrong? I mean written down in black and white wrong? And you aren’t heard? The wrong-ness of it all continues? And it just doesn’t make sense. Before going another round in this situation —... Read More »

In Others’ Word: Life Has Two Rules

In Others’ Word: Life Has Two Rules

Can I be honest and I admit that I quit last week? I sat on the floor in my bedroom, tears running down my face, and told my husband, “I can’t do this” — “this” basically being the list of “have tos” I was staring at. Yeah … not a shining moment in my life. So I quit — for all of … oh, I don’t know, twenty minutes. And my husb... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Confidence (& book giveaway)

  “It’s better to do something about one thing than nothing about everything.” ~My One Word: Change Your Life With Just One Word by Mike Ashcraft & Rachel Olsen   Early in December — so last year! — I shared my one word for 2013: Confidence.  And then the so-generous Melanie at OnlyABreath.com made me — and many, many others — a One Word butt... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Begin

Happy 2013, friends! I’ve missed our conversations. We’re two days into the new year. I have plans for today … and for this year. Based on your Facebook statuses, your emails, your Instant Messages, y’all have plans too. I’m wise enough to know my plans will be interrupted. Let’s see if I’m also wise enough to embrace the interruptions, adapt to them ̵... Read More »