Looking at My Word and Animal Symbol of the Year

Did I choose the wrong word for this year? My Word of the Year, FREE or Freedom hasn’t been playing out how I thought it would. I’ve asked myself, “Did I choose the wrong word for this year?” Now that we are coming to the end of the first quarter, it occurs to me that there might be a few people who are wondering the same thing about their word for 2017. In addition to an annual word, this year, for the first time, I have a word for each month. January the word was clearly Hope. It came full and… Read More

SURPRISE: An Animal of the Year? Yes

SURPRISE: An Animal of the Year? Yes Already my quote of the year has been active: “Plan to be surprised.” from the movie Dan in Real Life. This week I am surprised I am sharing with you about my animal of the year instead of my word of the year. I will share the word next week – at least that is my plan 🙂 Why an animal? Sometimes I miss the obvious, and have just realized that after many unusual encounters with animals over the years, there may be seasons where God speaks to me through a particular animal… Read More