A New Anointing for a New Year

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me and He has anointed me. The Spirit of the Lord is upon you and He has anointed you. The Spirit of the Lord is upon us and He has anointed us. Yes, Lovelys, my one word for 2014 is … anointing. It’s not a word I sought […]

SheLoves: 10 Exponential Moments of 2013

My one word for 2013 was “exponential.” I’m not a numbers girl, so it rather surprized me when this was the word that came to mind last year. A math-y term, Lord? Really? But as I explored the word, I realized: to be an “exponent” means to be a champion and an advocate. I could see how […]

Ring in the New Year with One Word

When I first heard about the concept of choosing only one word to guide me through the year I envisaged limitation. How could anyone possibly walk through a year with only one word to lean on? What about New Year’s resolutions? Don’t we need to set goals? I always believed I did. At the time […]

The Size of a Green Pea

We took a photo for the first time that Sunday afternoon, eight weeks ago. I’d always imagined I’d do a photo with the pregnancy test, like the many I’ve seen on Pinterest—the ones where nine months later that little piece of plastic is replaced with a baby. But the two tests I did were the […]

One Word Journey: Enough!

“Embracing my enoughness means engaging with that vulnerability—leaning into it rather than away from it.” A friend recently asked me about my One Word: Enough. I explained the significance it holds for me: my journey to know and believe more deeply that I am enough. After his initial response about how that resonated with him, he teased that […]