Legacy

“Kelly, what will your legacy be?” That question as posed to me recently at work. We had a department-wide meeting during which we made a “legacy quilt”. We were each charged to write a sentence on a square of decorative paper which would be knit together to form a paper quilt of quotes and desires.…

Seeing the Story

I’m a writer. I learn this about myself more every day. I compose prose in the car on my way to work and think about more powerful synonyms for common words when I’m running. Words are my friends and continual companions. But even more important than my thesaurus, are my eyes. I long to notice…

Words are Powerful

I think on paper. That’s not just a website; it’s a statement. Writing is how I process life the best. Sometimes that makes me feel like an alien creature, exploring a new planet with my ever-present Moleskine. I don’t know what I really think about something until I write it down. But recently, I found…

Abundant

I’ve chosen a word. One word to define 2014. Abby’s explosive prayer greatly influenced my thoughts. The phrase holy imbalance has consumed my thought life. Abundant will direct my holy imbalance in 2014. Here is my journal entry: Abundant. There are an abundant of choices for me every day. Choices that are good and choices…

One Word

Last week my boss gave me a challenge. More than productivity, or professional development or adjusting to a changing health care scene — she challenged me to have focus, goals, direction, determination — and one word to sum it all up. She had seen a special on a national news channel about a man who…