2008 was certainly an interesting year. I moved to Orlando, I had a friend who moved to NYC for a job and back to MI. Two of my close friends started God-honoring romantic relationships. There were engagements galore! I got my first 4.0 since . . . well, it's been awhile. My brother moved back to MI from D.C. I am not sure I have lived to see this much change in a year. As I grow older, I'm sure I will notice it more and more. Or, at least that is my assumption. Who can tell what is to come?
But back to today. It is January 2, 2009. The new year has been rung in all over the world. Yet, this post isn't about 2009. It's about 2008. I am always one for constant reflection over the happenings of life, and I just haven't taken enough time to think about last year over the past few days.
One of my favorite shows is Starting Over. In case you haven't been fortunate enough to watch it, it is a show with women who have issues. About six at a time come to a house and meet regularly with life coaches. When I was watching it, I was able to take some ideas of things they did with the women and find some healing for the scars left from my past. Rhonda Britten, one of the life coaches, has a e-newsletter that she sends out weekly. She gave three assignments to do before we stepped into the new year. I might be a few days late, but better late than never, I press on.
Assignment Number 1: