Wednesday, December 15, 2010

5 Minutes: Reverb10

December 15 - 5 Minutes
Imagine you will completely lose your memory of 2010 in five minutes. Set an alarm for five minutes and capture the things you most want to remember about 2010. 

January 1, I woke up married.

At the end of January, we had to cancel church due to snow. In fact, we had to do so for two consecutive weeks. It was energizing (jogged my memory a bit by reading this). I'm thinking about that day as we consider an impending snow storm this weekend...

We moved into the new church building. We started a campus at Westchester.

I saw Wicked with my mom and my girls.

David and I hung out at Emerald Isle for spring break while the other kids went to NYC on a mission trip.

We went to Florida, all of us on our first major road trip. We survived.

Shannon graduated, celebrated, got into JMU and moved to Harrisonburg. She grew up, broke up with Travis and grew up some more. Then got back together with Travis.

I became friends with Lindsay Harris, one of the greatest blessings of my life.

I walked through an immense valley of depression and the roller coaster of bipolar disease with two people that I love. I watched the evil of cancer nudge its way up to the heart of one of my dearest friends.

I lost a dear old friend who was born the same year that I was born, and realized that 47 is not old; we are young, yet, with much life to live.

Five minutes is not quite long enough to process an entire year....


Lindsay said...

**HUGS** I love you and am so very thankful for YOU! <3

Heather said...

Wow. I can't even remember giant parts of this year... much less try to sift out all the meaningful ones! It sounds like a lot of things have changed for you this year, some exciting, some sad, but all in all a year of great change, moving you towards the good. It's nice to take a few minutes and recognize it!

I'll try and work on this myself, but it will definitely take me more than five minutes - can I cheat? :)