Letting your One Word Steady You

A Note from My One Word co-author Rachel Olsen: Earlier this year I went to the movies with a gal from my church – the wife of one of our staff members. I can’t really recall how...

MY ONE (POTENTIAL) WORD

  I don’t officially pick My One Word for the year until February 1st.   Back in my New Year’s Resolution days I would make my list of resolutions in early January, and then...

ASSESSING IMPACT

You chose your word for a reason. If you have kept your word in front of you this year, you probably recall those initial reasons for choosing it. I can look back at my journal and see mine...

For Pastors & Church Leaders

Everyone in your church is hoping to change. Each January, in particular, we’re all thinking about it. The promise of God is that He can and will change us. He’s faithful to complete the work...

Remaining Hope-fueled

Are you optimistic that you will see change in your life via your one word project?   Here is why you want to remain optimistic … In Martin Seligman’s twenty-two year study at the...

Pointed Questions

My Word for 2013 is SHAPE.     It has been quite a journey with this word so far this year. I have enjoyed it, and loathed it. I’ve prayed about it, journaled about it, and...

Surrender and RELEASE

We received this letter from Crystal about her journey with her one word this year. We’re inspireD! Send us your story at info@myoneword.org.   Dear Mike, Rachel & the My One Word...

A Journaling Example

We love hearing how people are practicing journaling in their My One Word journey.  We received the photo and note below from Martha Myers. Perhaps her method will give you some ideas for writing...

Journal to See

  Journaling is the most powerful tool I’ve found for paying attention to my heart, and to God’s work in my life.   I am convinced that our struggle to see God at work in our lives...

What to fixate on

    What do you believe about your ability to change, with regards to your one word?   Can you really do it?   What do you believe about your ability to change with regards to GOD...