Living in Freedom

Living in Freedom

I’ve been pondering my One Word for a few weeks now. I thought I knew what it would be this year, but I wasn’t sure. I took my time to dwell on the possibilities and reflect on last year. My word for 2014 was Focus. I never imagined how that word would...
Reaching for a book that isn’t there

Reaching for a book that isn’t there

The word for this week’s Five Minute Friday post is Reach. I reach for a book, or ask my mom to bring me book so-and-so off of shelf #1. Those are the books I’m not sure I will keep, but I want to look through them and give them a try. Some were my grandmother’s...
On Seeking Focus & Creating a Change

On Seeking Focus & Creating a Change

The word for this week’s Five Minute Friday post is Change. I wrote what came to mind and it also turned into an update on Focus, my One Word for 2014. I’m linking up with others sharing about their One Word as well. This year I have struggled to keep up...
FMF: And Words Fill Another Page

FMF: And Words Fill Another Page

The piles take over. The books stack up. The scrapbooks stay on the shelf, unfinished. The sewing machine waits to feel the love of hands on fabric again. Notebooks sit on the writing table, empty or half-used. Words hang on the edge, ready to be strung together and...
On Finding Focus & Writing Plans

On Finding Focus & Writing Plans

Blogging hasn’t happened much in six weeks. I’ve only posted once. I think I needed a break to refocus my writing efforts and find the courage to keep going. It’s not that I quit chasing my dream. I needed to grow a writing habit because consistency is important for...