Tag: word of the year

the gift of words

You, like me, may have chanted this in your childhood: Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Sadly, as an adult, especially in the last handful of years, I have realized that this isn’t the case. Political rhetoric, hate speech, and bullying have all given way to people literally dying… Continue Reading “the gift of words”

word of the year

A couple of years ago, a dear friend invited me to join her in selecting a Word of the Year.  I had never heard of this concept, but I thought it would be more to my liking than trying to set boundaries, expectations, or… Continue Reading “word of the year”