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...
Five Minute Friday: Release More Words

Five Minute Friday: Release More Words

A change of scenery. A break in the rhythm of daily life. I was reminded last week how good it is to change our normal routine every so often. This time my parents and I were able to go to the beach for a few days. Vacations take work to prepare, pack, plan meals, and...
From One Word to 500 Words

From One Word to 500 Words

At the end of the year, I came across something called “One Word 365” on Twitter. I explored what it meant. Everyone picks a word relating to their own journey, a word they need to practice. The point is to not just set resolutions for the new year, but to be...
Reclaiming a Passion to Write

Reclaiming a Passion to Write

Last week Jeff Goins wrote this post and challenged his readers to ponder why we write. Today I’m joining Jeff Goins, Bryan Hutchinson, and other friends as we offer our answers. ******* Every so often I need to pause and remember why I write. I have to remember the...