The BE Project – In a world where you can be anything…. What will you be?

Meet Terri – her word for the 2023 BE Project is Forgiving

What word did you choose and why?


I really need to make an effort to forgive myself and what I’ve been thru in the last 18 months.

I really need to make an effort to forgive myself and what I’ve been thru in the last 18 months. I am mentally wanting to hang on to who I was 18 months ago, physically and mentally. 18 months ago I was unexpectedly diagnosed with colon cancer.

I was blessed because they were able to remove it all in the beginning – but it was seven months of hell. Doing it during covid was so isolating. I wasn’t able to have visitors. I was so alone.

I chose this word because I need to forgive all of that and learn to love who I am today. Today, I’ve lost confidence in myself. I’ve always been able to depend on myself physically because there were times that I just couldn’t care for myself. I was newly married – and we got thru it… but it sure was awkward.

Today I am focused on working on my emotional and mental self back on track.




The BE Project with Beautiful Evolutions Photography

The BE Project was created in 2016.  Two crazy girls had an idea and it came to life on a napkin at lunch one day. They partnered with a local jeweler, Woolards Custom Jewelry and a beautiful necklace was created.  What began as a marketing campaign turned in to an annual photo project that has allowed people to share a word that is important to them and why that word guides them.  Each year, in January, the project opens back up for registrations.  One week is dedicated to photographing the incredible people that want to join us.  All images are black and white to keep from any distractions.  Just the human and their word.

Head over to THE BE Project page read some of the incredible stories that have been shared with us. 

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