Thursday, January 1, 2009

Year in Review


I am following Songbird's example of doing a review of 2008 posts. It is a meme consisting of the first sentence of the first post for each month of 2008.
January--I was just reading this post on the "Gifted for Leadership" blog, "Create a Culture of Mentorship."
February--I came home yesterday morning from Kent Regency Rehab.
March--The first half of this semester has been difficult, to say the least.
April--We received some troubling news yesterday concerning a pastor friend.
May--Sally created this week's Friday Five, posted over at RevGalBlogPals: Part of the Ascension Day Scripture from Acts 11 contains this promise from Jesus;"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
June--I came home a week ago Sat. from rehab after knee replacement.
July--Sally at Rev Gals posted today's Friday Five.
August--We are grateful to family, friends, and Garmin for a successful move from RI to Gettysburg.
September--Please take a look at this post on Dream Awakener.
October--Last Friday, Abby once more had a chance to go to chapel, as a pet.
November--My thoughts on the meaning and importance of baptism as well as the mode and timing of one's baptism have changed significantly over the years.
December--Because yesterday was part of Thanksgiving weekend, I did not have teaching parish at Rural Lutheran.
Thanks be to God.

5 comments:

Beth said...

OK, I had to chuckle at the end: Are you thanking God that you didn't have to be at Teaching Parish? (I often did!) Or just for the new year?

Ivy said...

No,I love teaching parish. It was nice to sit with Ray in a service though. It was really a "thanks be to God" for all that has been part of the adventure of our journey in 2008.

Beth said...

I figured that's what was behind your "Thanks be to God," I just couldn't resist teasing you when it hit me the way it did. And yes, it IS nice to be able to sit with your beloved spouse in worship, isn't it?

Songbird said...

I am entertained by having the same thought as Beth!

Ivy said...

You guys are too much!!