Au revoir 2017

2017 was a full 12 months of grad school.  The days were full of grace, difficult decisions, laughter, and wine.  This year challenged me once again to re-evaluate my goals and plans, and then surrender them to The One who holds the future. 

(some of) This Year's Highlights
Being all but one semester away from finishing Grad school...
Beginning RCIA classes
Paying off my car
Attending the National Orphan Summit
Haiti with AIM
Lake weekends
Participating in The Huntsville Sprint Triathlon with my dad
Auburn Football- that Iron Bowl Win though
Climbing in Nashville
Honest Coffee coming to Huntsville
Miles run and the community they’ve brought
Joining the Anthro Family
Attending the Margarita Ball
Local bike shops
Cashin Holladay Christmas
Sweet best friends moving back to Huntsville
Eye- spy games with my favorite little
Whole 30 with my momma
Celebrating my dad’s 60th
Learning to say “No” to anything that’s not a “hell yes”

I listened to these on repeat (in no particular order)
Build it Better- Aron Wright
So Will I- Hillsong United
I’ll Keep You Safe- Sleeping at Last
Our Love- Judah & The Lion
I’ll Find You- Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
and obviously the entire Reputation album by Taylor Swift 

Favorite Books Read
They Say We Are Infidels- Mindy Belz
Fear No Distance- Danielle Grabol
Love Lives Here- Maria Goff
A Call to Mercy - Mother Teresa and Brian Kolodiejchuk M.C.
Bird by Bird- Anne Lamott 

Favorite Online Read:: We Must Trade Charity for Solidarity

Looking forward to these things in 2018...
Confirmation into The Catholic Church
Graduating with my MSW
and seeing what comes next…