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Friday, January 31, 2014

One Little Word | Choose.

It is not what you first think. There is no effort of will, no firm resolve in the face of this thing called living. There is only paying attention to the quiet each morning, while you hold your cup in the cool air & then that moment you choose to spread your love like a cloth upon the table & invite the whole day in again. ~Story People
This word snuck up on me last fall. I wavered about it a lot in late December because I wasn't quite ready to commit. But then I came across this story in a scrapbook that my family made for me last Christmas. And I realized the choice had been made.

Then it took nearly a month to knit the mitts and get the photo. Huge thank you to Katie for braving the sub-freezing temperatures this morning for the photoshoot. (She also captured a few of the snow day mittens since we were already cold).

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7 Comments:

Blogger Carole said...

That is a wonderful word. Enjoy exploring it!

Saturday, 01 February, 2014  
Blogger margene said...

Excellent word as it can evolve, change and give you so much to share. My word (if I had one) would be GROW. I've been following you and Kym through three years of One Word and never been inspired and then, as you said, a word picked me.
The picture shows just how cold the day is. Mitts are a necessity of life around here. I even wear them over my gloves most of the time. I love the color you chose.

Saturday, 01 February, 2014  
Blogger Bridget said...

This is such a good choice - so many possibilities!

And I truly love that photo.

Saturday, 01 February, 2014  
Blogger Mary said...

thank you! I'm looking forward to seeing where this word take me (and the photo os completely thanks to Katie!)

Saturday, 01 February, 2014  
Blogger Kym said...

What a wonderful word! I'll be eager to follow along as you explore! XOXO

Sunday, 02 February, 2014  
Blogger Lydia said...

Love how the word found you, and I totally love this photo too.

Monday, 03 February, 2014  
Blogger alexa said...

Beautiful photo .... and such a wonderful word. I hope it continues to resonate through every day for you.

Friday, 07 February, 2014  

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