Living and Writing via ‘One Word’

Around the Internet you’ll see references to One Word as an alternative to New Year’s resolutions. One site says, “This process provides clarity by taking all your big plans for life change and narrowing them down into a single focus…just one word.” Rachel Olsen, co-author of the book ‘My One Word‘, is a guest on theContinue reading “Living and Writing via ‘One Word’”

Remembering Sara

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” (Albert Schweitzer)  Two years ago today a very special light went out in our world. Sara Frankl, known around the blogosphereContinue reading “Remembering Sara”

Finding the bright spot

Daylight Saving Time wasn’t a problem for us. My hubby systematically turned all the clocks ahead during the previous evening and we went to bed an hour early without really noticing. Judging by the attendance at church on Sunday morning, however, not everyone fared as well. There were a number of empty seats, and IContinue reading “Finding the bright spot”

Losing Sara

On Saturday evening the blogging world lost a beautiful person. Sara Frankl had been confined to her house for several years, with a progressive autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis. It’s a disease that usually begins by attacking the joints, and for Sara, began in her spine. Over fourteen years it caused her excruciating pain, digestive problems,Continue reading “Losing Sara”