Are you mid-way through?

If you began in January, you are about mid-way through your year with your one word. So how’s it been going with your word? What have you learned so far? What has surprised you so far? Is...

Focus is Required

I’m assuming you want to change something about yourself – your character, your default patterns or reactions. That’s likely why you are doing My One Word. You want to be...

LETTING YOUR WORD INTERRUPT

Last week was especially difficult. I had to write a funeral service for a young mother of two. The honor of preaching a funeral in such tragic circumstances is among the most precious of...

A Twist You Didn’t See Coming

In a neurotic sort of way, I desire everything to go according to plan. Anytime there is a deviation even in the slightest bit, I tend to freak out. My worst fear is to hear a knock at the front...

Memories

Living five minutes from the beach in southeastern North Carolina, its not uncommon to see some people wearing shorts into late fall.  Yet, it has grown increasingly colder over the past few days...

Ripple Effect

Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy once said, Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. In your ten months interacting with My One Word, I hope youve come to terms...

Pushing Buttons

Up until now, your My One Word experience was progressing quite well. You are probably encouraged to see the growth taking place in your character. Everything has been rosy with the attention on...

The Long Road Ahead

The leaves are starting to change colors. The kids are back at school. Summer has come to an end. Football season has already kicked off. Before you know it, Christmas and New Years will be upon...

Back To School

Right now many parents are rejoicing over the fact summer has come to an end and their kids are heading back to school. Some might even do an Irish jig as they watch the school bus pulling away...

Where Are My Keys?

My work week got off to a glorious start. I rolled into work about an hour late today. My tardiness wasnt due to sleeping in or my children being under the weather. I was late because I couldnt...