Oh my… My Star Word* for 2019 is “growth” and I don’t know whether to be excited or terrified. The last year has been a difficult one. I don’t want to give the specific reasons air time right now, so forgive the vagueness of this post. I know that I did the right thing by … More 2019 – the Year of “Growth”
No. Not Star Wars time. (I see you out there.) Star Words is a concept I first learned about from Marci Glass, one of the RevGalBlogPals. She credits Reformed Worship for the seed idea. The concept is simple: One selects (or is given) a word for the purpose of reflection and meditation for the New Year. It … More It’s Star Words time!
Earlier this year on Epiphany Sunday, I drew my personal “star word” for 2018. I first heard of this practice from another RevGal, Rev. Marci Glass. (You can read more about it here.) For the last several years, I’ve chosen a word and used it for reflection. Just as God guided the Magi to the … More 2018: The year of “Balance”
Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. Ralph Marston We are just around the corner from starting the final quarter of 2014. Almost nine months have elapsed since I received a “Star Word” – a word for reflection and application in my life … More Creating Space
This morning, I had time to sit on the couch, spoil a cat and read. It was a toasty, comfy, wonderful way to have my last cup of coffee before venturing out into the icy cold rain. (Literally “ice” and rain. UGH.) I was grateful for those few extra minutes of reflection. As I finished … More VITALITY: What has to go? Bug ugly snow!
My Star Word for 2014 is “Vitality.” (You can read more about Star Words and how to get one here…). I have been thinking about what helps me maintain my vitality, particularly in terms of my emotional and and mental energy. One of the things I realized is that I have more personal energy when … More What gives me VITALITY