1Word Blog

  • When Less is Really More

    Our American culture is obsessed with more, more, more! We always want one more day of vacation, another piece of cake, or more money in our bank account.

    So why amid a comparison culture fueled by excess did I choose “LESS” as my word for 2022?

    Looking back on 2021, I was hyper focused on striving to do more: serving in the church and community, exercising, reaching out to friends and family. While none of those things are negative, I ultimately became burnt out.

  • FINISH: Looking back at my Word for 2021

    Whenever we choose a word for the year, set out to accomplish a big task, or create a large goal, there will always be failure along the way. At the end of the day, everyone fails. The difference between those who end up succeeding and those who don’t is not that they didn’t fail, but how they responded to the failure.
  • You are God's child...Believe it!

    Stop running the rat race. Get off the hamster wheel. Stop finding out information and start getting to know truth. Truth is found in a person, and His name is Jesus, and He loves you so much that He calls you His child. Here's the proof:

    John 1:12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

  • The Power of Words - Encouragement

    Our words have power, and we have the opportunity to use them to encourage people.