So, in 2013, I made a Pinterest board for the things I hoped to accomplish in 2014. Blog. Finish Ed.S. Blog. Travel. Blog. Well, in my part of the world, 2014 ends in less than 2 hours. So, I’m blogging.
I am unsure of where to begin. I think my life is average. I live in comfort. I love my rural life, i just wish it was in the mid-west instead of the DEEPEST part of the Deep South. more of that story will surface IF I continue to blog and since I plan to take a photo a day for next 365, I may have something to write about.#resolutions.
Since we are standing on the cusp of a new year, I suppose I will review the last 364. January, I. was working a job that I loved and had a junior in high school and a 4th grader. February was a flash of purple as I helped my dear friend MM prepare for her wedding. March came and my son went to his junior prom. The wedding did not happen, but a celebration of new opportunities and old friendships did happen and it was wonderful. I don’t recall much about April because I was so involved in chasing my Ed.S dream. The classes were competitive, and I was teaching a full load and trying hard to help my students get into colleges or careers. In May, my Diva turned 11, and my boy took his seat as a Senior. Diva and I drove to North Dakota (again in June.. July is hot as blazes in Alabama. August brought a new job, a 5th grader and a senior. September was a football injury. In October, my boy became an adult officially. I became hopefully older and hopefully wiser. November was the most trying time of my year. The post-grad demands and deadlines, the fact that I was taking two classes, and the fact that my job was also becoming more demanding really tested my faith, my patience, and my relationships. (Thanks for sticking with me, faithful friends.)
Hopefully my next post will be entertaining, introspective, or possibly both. what matters at 10:51 on 12-31-14 is that I kept a promise to myself.
Rewards came in December when I finished the degree. Now what? Who knows? I wish I did. I’m praying and trusting that I will soon be seeing the western horizon, but who knows. I know the One Who knows…and I’m trusting him.
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