I wanted to spend some time reflecting on what God has brought me through this year. Remembering in retrospect is a valuable way to see how He has planned every step, and gives me confidence that He will continue to do so with my future.
I nannied for two wonderful families, bonding with their three children and learning valuable life skills for my own children one day.
I celebrated (and cried about!) the engagement of my sister.
I was offered and accepted a new job as a full time Music Minister.
I planned a surprise bridal shower in 2 months for my sister, with the help of amazing bridesmaids and my mother.
I thoroughly enjoyed our annual family vacation in Wildwood NJ.
I watched my sister walk down the aisle to the man who is the answer to countless prayers and celebrated the beginning of their lives together.
I also mourned the end of our four years together living in Ocean Grove.
I packed my entire life, minus my winter clothes, and moved to South Florida with the help of my brother.
I wept when he left.
I began mentoring and discipling young women who are students at Oceans’s Edge.
I studied Pastor Counseling from Liberty University Online and completed my Master’s Degree in December.
I’ve kept the airline companies in business by visiting my family or researching the cheapest flights for them to visit me.
I’ve met and bonded with new people, adjusted to a new life, and embraced new challenges in my career.
These are major life changes and it is wondrous to watch them unfold! I am thankful for 2012 and hopeful for 2013. What about you?