Year Wrap Up...We Survived 2020!

I remember feeling the excitement of the beginning of the year saying “new decade, new life” just like everyone else. 
But then, just like everyone else, this year turned out nothing like what I expected.
Here are some of the challenges my husband Joshua and I had to face...
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2021: The Year of Nourishment

For the past few years I’ve picked a word for the year. It’s a way of laying out a focus for the entire year — something I can reflect on each day as I do life. 
I always pray about it and God always brings the word to my mind. This week He brought me my word: NOURISHMENT...
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End of Year Wrap Up -- The Year Of Gratitude

The Year of Gratitude 
New Years Eve 2009 I was approaching deaths door step due to a Crohn’s flare and was being prepped for emergency surgery.
Tonight I am toasting in the New Year with the love of my life. 🥰
When I choose “Gratitude” for my word of 2019 it was because I wanted to intentionally focus on what I could be grateful for in my life currently.  I felt too discontented and too focused on my dreams
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The Year of Gratitude

Gratitude. It’s my 2019 word of the year. 

More than just gratitude, my focus for 2019 is *present* gratitude. Where is the beauty *right now*? Can I live in the present moment and appreciate it for all it has to offer? Can I stop longing for what could be better or different? This is my journey for the year...

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The Year of Courage

Every year I pick a new theme word and song. For 2018 my theme word is “Courage” and my song is “Giants Fall” by Francesca Battistelli.

I need much courage coming this year. I have so many giants to face.

Personal giants in my life — breaking patterns of fear, learning to trust, confronting painful memories…

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