1. Let's Do This | Pocket Storytelling

    Let's Do This | Pocket Storytelling

    Last month in the February  One Little Word® classroom the prompt was to "practice" something each day over the course of the month.  I decided that my daily practice was going to be walking one mile. Over the course of the month I took photos of my feet each time I walked, knowing that I wanted to visuall... Read More

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  2. Full Circle

    Full Circle

    Sometimes you go away from something for a long time, and then, all of a sudden (or maybe not so suddenly), you are back. On Sunday I went skiing with Aaron for the first time in probably 15 years.  It was so, so fun. As a kid my parents decided that skiing was something we should know how to do (along with gol... Read More

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  3. One Little Word® 2016 | The Reading Of The Words

    One Little Word® 2016 | The Reading Of The Words

    As has become tradition, I've once again invited Liz Lamoreux to read the words for us.  Click here to listen to Liz read the words for 2016.I love hearing them all out loud. The large word in the main photo at the top of this post was created for me by my lovely friend Colleen A... Read More

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  4. One Little Word® 2016 | Whole

    One Little Word® 2016 | Whole

    For 2016 I'm going with "whole" as my One Little Word®. Since 2007 I've been choosing (or letting a word choose me) a word to focus on over the course of a year. I love the process of walking with a word for 12-months and seeing how it works in my life. Some years it's been super visible and other years it's been a ... Read More

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  5. One Little Word® 2016

    One Little Word® 2016

    Welcome to the One Little Word® Kick Off post for 2016. Registration for the 12-month workshop has begun. Register before December 31, 2015 to receive the early-bird price of $26 (after December 31st the price is $31). The workshop will operate much like it has for the past five years - monthly c... Read More

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  6. One Little Word® 2015 | The Reading Of The Words

    One Little Word® 2015 | The Reading Of The Words

    I want to take a minute to thank everyone who added their word to the comments in my last One Little Word® post. I read through every single one and I love reading about your own personal reasons why. I invited Liz Lamoreux to read the word list again this year for your listening enjoyment. Here you go:&nb... Read More

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  7. One Little Word® 2015 | What Students Have Learned And Last Chance To Join At The Reduced Workshop Rate

    One Little Word® 2015 | What Students Have Learned And Last Chance To Join At The Reduced Workshop Rate

    A big thanks to those of you who have shared your word on my most recent post - it's always so inspiring to read your words and your reasons why. I'll leave that open for a few more days as I compile your words to share in a new post next week. I wanted to give you a heads up that today (December 31) is the last day... Read More

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  8. One Little Word® 2015

    One Little Word® 2015

    My One Little Word® for 2015 is give. The process of choosing a word, or letting it choose me as is often the case, is always interesting. For me it often starts around October - words begin popping up here and there via reading or conversations or overhearing something on the radio. I tend to do a lot of&... Read More

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  9. The Path Towards Thriving | On Choosing The Front Row

    The Path Towards Thriving | On Choosing The Front Row

    Oh for the love of Pinterest.I saw this image the other day. Seriously, it's awesome and such a great reminder to choose the front row. I want to be those people.Did I ever tell you the story about the time Chris and I and his parents drove from Oregon to California to pick up a dog for my parents (Wyatt for those of you who'... Read More

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  10. The Path Towards Thriving | Living Hands Free

    The Path Towards Thriving | Living Hands Free

    Throughout 2014 I'm planning to blog about my One Little Word journey as I investigate what it means for me to thrive. I don't have a set schedule in place but will share as I identify areas, recognize strengths or weaknesses, ask questions, learn lessons, and hopefully make life-affirming choices along the way.No. 1 | I beli... Read More

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  11. One Little Word® 2014 | The List & The Reading Of The Words

    One Little Word® 2014 | The List & The Reading Of The Words

    One of the traditions I started a couple years back was to have my friend Liz Lamoreux record herself reading the words that people have left in the comments of my annual One Little Word® blog post.She's back again this year and I'm super happy to have her.Click below to hear her read the words (compiled from the li... Read More

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  12. One Little Word® 2014

    One Little Word® 2014

    Make your word visible: Order your own word from recycled matericals created by artist Colleen Attara here.  My One Little Word for 2014 is thrive. This year, more than any other I can remember, I'm starting off the year with questions. What does it mean for me to thrive? What does it look like? What does it fee like? Are... Read More

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