A Look Back at January 2018

Every month, I’m taking a look back at the things I learned, loved, and lived through. I’m also looking forward to the next month. This is my look back at January 2018 and the beginning of the year.

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LEARNED

I’m learning tons about the Enneagram through the Discovering You course from Beth McCord. Like I’ve said before, I believe I am a 4 wing 5 or The Bohemian. Although, I see a lot of myself in the other types, I learned that’s normal, but there’s one type that’ll jump out. What I’m learning most is how experiences, expectations, and childhood upbringing have pushed me towards becoming a certain type because that type was seen as better somehow. Truth is, no type is better than another.

LOVED

“The Greatest Showman” is a must see! It’s an all around great movie musical.

100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs is a devotional that I started in the beginning of this year. I’m loving it so far, and…in complete transparency…I haven’t been brave enough to do some of the challenges, specifically the ones where I have to call up people and tell them super duper important stuff about me and my dreams. Let’s just say bravery is a gonna be journey for me, ‘kay?

THIS happened forreal. I just told them to do what they were doing so I can snap a “reality” picture.

LIVED THROUGH

Coffee everyday using the Starbucks refillable tumbler. Okay, some days I got tea. I usually take it home, mix it myself (any variations of milk and sugar), and pour some for my grandma.

I’ve been pretty good at writing a few sentences a day in this 5-year Memory BookJust a few sentences to summarize the day and help me remember what I’ve been up to. It helps me write this kind of posts, too! There was a lot of “got free coffee” sentences in there.

Getting over a cold! Praise God it was just a cold, and I’m praying for healing for everyone with the flu.

I read Isaiah’s Daughter and here’s my review. I pretty much loved it. I’m also pretty much appalled I only finished reading one book this month. Disappointing, but I’m clinging to grace, especially since I’ve been knitting up a storm.

Oh yeah…I TURNED 33! I don’t even know what to say about getting old so that’s that.

LOOKING FORWARD

May I be scary honest? To face another Valentine’s Day single and babysitting for the church’s couples dinner sucks. I’m tired. I don’t want to do it. I want to stay home with the box of chocolate I’m going to buy for myself and watch “Pride and Prejudice and Zombie.” It’s a great movie. That said, I’m looking forward to:

  1. Making more YouTube videos (it’s a goal).
  2. Kidmin Academy Next (we started mid-January)
  3. Finishing my book for my writing course (I started this particular story maybe 10 years ago)
  4. Finishing the Enneagram course

Basically, lots of learning.

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