One of my adoption-blogging friends, Misty, tagged me to write about 8 things.....I don't know how interesting it will be, but here goes....
8 Things I'm Passionate about
my husband, Todd
Being a mom
Living in Community
Becoming more like Jesus
Loving Jesus with college students
Learning to live simply
God's heart for the fatherless
8 Things I Want to do Before I Die
Give away more than I keep
Visit my brother and his family in Indonesia
Sing back-up for Caedmon's Call...or Waterdeep...or some other cool folk-rock band (a girl can dream, can't she?!)
Learn how to make/like/order coffee
Live in a maintenance-free house
Memorize the New Testament
Get up-to-date on my scrapbooks
Live in another country
8 Things I Often Say
DROP IT!! (again, directed towards Max)
Sit. Staaayyyyyyy. Good boy.
We're finishing our homestudy; then we can apply for grants
How often are you nursing your baby?
Do you wanna write this down?
Sit on your bottom, please (teaching table manners)
8 TV Shows I Recently Watched
Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Trading Spaces (Paige Davis is back!!)
Jon and Kate plus 8
Celebrity Apprentice (yes, I confess....but now that Gene Simmons is gone, there's no point)
8 Songs I Never Tire of Listening To
Rescue - Desperation Band
Monster Truck - This Train (this is the theme song to our marriage)
Hope to Carry On - Rich Mullins (or anything else by him)
Sara Groves - - anything by her
Andrew Peterson - - the whole Behold the Lamb of God album
Anything my husband is singing....Mmmm...I love that voice!!
8 Things that Attract me to my Friends
The fact that I am related to some of the best ones
Going through hard things together
Being able to "pop in", no warning required
The unimportance of "stuff"
The importance of Jesus
generosity - - with time, money, mercy...
the love of NPR
8 Things I Learned in 2007
Amharic is the official language in Ethiopia
How to increase a woman's milk supply
I can't jump rope without peeing my pants
What a Dossier is
My husband really DOES like dogs!
How to plant a vegetable garden
Sophia has a beautiful voice
Sarah Jane is a better piano player than I ever was
I'm tagging Amanda (she'll need a break from unpacking boxes), Christi, and Sunita, and Lindsey, who is new to the blogging world!! Have fun!