Posts Tagged ‘SMI’

Sunday night’s SMI (Summer Medical Institute) kickoff dinner went well. :-)  It really was a joy to host this year’s team as they finished up their community orientation.  What a difference a year can make!  Last year’s SMI was totally life-changing for me (blogged during, after, and processing), basically culminating in moving to the neighborhood […]


I think I had hoped the curveballs would end with 2010. :-)  Not so.  Surprise! Instead, the first three weeks of 2011 have felt like the very beginning of a huge roller coaster:  you’re strapped in, going up, and suddenly realize what’s ahead.  And there’s NOTHING you can do about it – you can’t stop, […]


Goodbye, 2010!

31Dec10

What. A. Year. 2010. Gone already?  Really? God is so good.  The first time I posted this year, I wrote out a list of things I hoped to accomplish in 2010.  What a marvel it is to see how God has used that list – changed, reshaped, remade – this year!  I couldn’t have planned […]


Over halfway through the year and, wow, is it ever different from what I imagined!  God seems to be quite adept at the “spin,” though, and the way life is turning out is way more incredible than the way I’d imagined it. :-)  SMI wasn’t on my list, but I’m so glad it was on […]


June is over!!

30Jun10

What (like WHAT) a month!  I really need to process two big things – SMI and Dr. Ryken’s transition to Wheaton, but for now, here’s the basic end-of-month wrap-up.  The original goals are posted here. Working on Deuteronomy and Matthew and finished Proverbs, Jonah, Hosea, Amos, Micah, II Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. 100 hours of […]