“a month in the life” posts are my first
 – but hopefully not last 😉 –
series on the blog this year!
No reason to leave all the retrospecting to January,
that’s just greedy,
& its about time January learns to share.
I stumbled upon this awesomeaw3rfdc
( Lady made that typo with her nose & I just couldn’t delete it.)
 as I was saying
 this awesome idea
 the blog of

a lovely young woman who I grew up going to church with Tiffany Oliveira

she featured this series but calls it “this month”
A N D
ILO V E D

I T !
so obviously
to spice up our count up
I’m partaking in this intentionally reflective ” a month in the life” series
eager to see how each months ING’s are filled out
 
so CHEERS
 to this NEW year
to this NEW series
 – and of course –
to our SAME Jesus 
who makes makes it all possible
FEELING : excited to start my first blog series.
LEARNING : quality over quantity.
PRACTICING : Greg’s Portuguese, after our trip to Brazil he’s only more driven to become fluent.
MASTERING : the use of  the espresso machine Greg got me for Christmas, he loves me a LATTE 😉
EATING : Commonwealth on Queen cuisine on the reg ( woo-hoo for farm to fork food)
LISTENING: to the “Whatever is Lovely“s Spotify playlist
as I color like crazy while meditating on Jesus’ truth
PLAYING : Settlers of Catan ( & winning)
FINISHING : up our lease in this apartment * only 2months left ! *

READING : “Levanta-se e Ore”, because Greg’s not  the only one
who needs to be practicing his Portugese
WATCHING : the STAR WARS SAGA. yes, I’ve never seen them.
yes, we’re watching them 1,2,3,4,5,6.then 7.
yes, I want a happy ending for Anakin Skywalker/ Darth Vader
WEARING : Dock Martins, Elephant Pants ash got me, & my NJ
*personalized to Rutherford* home-T Bryann got me
WORKING : full time at Commonwealth on Queen & Greg is working on his Portugese
WALKING : Lady from the car to the dog park because she need’s the exerciseand asimple walk won’t around town wont tire her out
TRAVELING :drumroll please, to & from work this month… gotta work hard to play hard

 

DESIRING : more of Jesus, & more iron sharpens iron friendships/community

 

CELEBRATING : all that 2015 was, & all that 2016 will be

 

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oh. my. gracious.

 

that was so fun.

 

thankful for a routine husband who will keep me consistent with this year round

 

 

as for you & I,
our only mission,
our only assignment,
“ALL WE HAVE TO DECIDE
IS WHAT TO DO WITH THE TIME GIVEN TO US”- J.R.R. Tolkein
& not for nothing, but this year we get 366 days
 make ’em memorable
FELIZ ANO NOVO. //.

Post Author: Thressa Irving

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