Archive for December, 2009

2009 in Review


I can’t believe it’s over.  I know I said that already, but hey, just because I said it…  So I’m going to look at the original list that I published on January 2 (and amended in July) and see how the year went… Read through the Bible in Spanish (again).  Yes.  Finished this morning.  In […]

Is it really here?  New Years Eve?!  It feels like 2009 just started, and here I am – 12 hours from it ending.  Strange.  What a year it has been.  What an incredible, stretching, changing, amazing year!  Even with all the hard stuff that’s happened this year, it is honestly the best year I’ve had […]



2009 has been a really good year.  I have learned so much…  I feel like I’ve been stretched in ways I hadn’t even imagined possible, been challenged to live unreasonably for the Lord, and made way more friends (in the space of one year) then I thought I’d have in a lifetime. :-)  Wow. The […]

I love my church. :-) And I love being a part of what God has been doing in the past month! Yesterday, in the “happy providence of God,” both Dr. Ryken and Dr. Tripp were preaching on Romans 8:31-39.  Morning focus: love.  Evening focus: hope.  Main point of both sermons: I cannot view God’s promises […]

420 Days


Journaling has become a part of my daily routine – almost like eating and sleeping. :-)  A day is not complete until I’ve jotted down a few thoughts, a verse or a passage of Scripture, or a random to-do list.  I started journaling when I was 14, and since January 1, 2005, I’ve been journaling […]