Word(s) of the Year — 2023

Word(s) of the Year — 2023

Every year, I pick a Word of the Year to guide my thoughts, actions, and reflections. Past words of the year have been: Gratitude Patience Abundance This year, I’ve chosen a phrase, not a word… my words for 2023 are WHAT IF? What if everything worked out...
A peek at my gratitude pages

A peek at my gratitude pages

Back in January, I shared in my blog that my word for 2022 is GRATITUDE. I explained that:   Each year, I choose a Word for the Year. Something to guide my thoughts and attitude, and hopefully create new habits. This year’s word: Gratitude.   If you are like...
My Night at a Monastery

My Night at a Monastery

This past weekend, I reserved a one-night stay at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in Washington, DC. I was looking for a respite from the everyday, a break from my usual responsibilities, time to enjoy nature, and space to work on some art...