One Word | 2021

When I began my annual process of identifying this year’s “one word,” I found it challenging to come out from the fog of last year. I spent some time walking through five days of reflection, outlined by my friends at The Inspiration Lab.   The journey included...

One Word | 2019

Happy New Year, friends! Our family has retired our filled-to-the-brim SUV, unpacked the last suitcase, and settled back home after a week with family. On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, I spent some time alone reflecting on the year ahead and my...

One Word | 2017

2016. It is a year that tested my physical strength, exhausted our emotional health, and drained our spiritual wellbeing. This year was hard. And, at the same time, it was absolutely beautiful. Yesterday morning, I thought I’d landed on my one word for 2017. It...

2016: One Word

As you may have read last week, I shared a few reflections on my one word for 2015. Simplicity became my intention at the start of last year, but, as time passed, the idea felt elusive at best. For me, that’s the true beauty in resting all of my...