Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Audios 2013!

I for one am happy to say see ya to 2013!  2013 was not all bad- challenging, emotional, hard, risky, happy, humbled, and confused, yes, but not bad. 


2014 has to be better and more definite than 2013, so I am excited to ring in the new year!  If you would have told me 10 years ago I would be where I am now, I would have laughed in your face and told you that you were crazy, and totally wrong.  But alas, we are where we are, trying to be confidently obedient in where we feel God leading us. 

A little recap of 2013-
Winter- The Ridge {our former church} had just bought it's first building and began renovating it.  In March, Eric turned 30, and I had a surprise party for him with 75 of our closest friends. 
Spring- Eric and I made the announcement that we would be leaving our current ministry to pursue something else in Ohio.  Molly had her last WI dance recital, and finished her kindergarten year.  And we also sold our house in 1 day!
Summer- We moved out of our house and started living with our best friends.  I tried to soak up as much time with friends in WI, and quit working at the real estate office.  For Molly's 6th birthday we took a trip to Chicago to experience American Girl, and Eric preached his last message at The Ridge.
Fall- We packed up like the Beverly Hillbillies- mattresses on top of the car and all, and headed east to Ohio.  Molly played soccer, we tried our hand at home schooling, Molly entered public school, we decided to not plant a church in Toledo, and celebrated the holidays with our friends and family. 

It's been one heck of a year.  I am not exactly sure what word or words to use to describe it, but I am glad to see 2013 come to a close.  Sometimes the hope and expectancy of the future is a whole lot better than reality.  So that's where I am at now, I am hoping and expecting great things in 2014.  Much love to you and yours, and Happy New Year!    

1 comment:

Zion said...

Definitely an intense year for you guys. I can relate. Heres to a great year ahead.