Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Currently!

Here we go again!



Listening:



Passion is an annual conference held here in Atlanta every year for students 18-25 and their leaders. I am theriouthly tho thad I am too old for it. The speakers and worship leaders are amazing. Lucky me, you can watch the live feed for free! This morning, I listened to Beth Moore speak and Matt Redman leading worship. It was incredible!


Loving:

I cannot remember the last time I was at home for 4 days - with all 3 of my sisters and my parents. We all "snuck" into town in early December for a photo shoot with a friend who is starting his photography business. For Christmas, we printed out several of our favorites and let my parents pick one to print on a large canvas. The secret weekend together was fun, but my parents' faces when they saw the pictures were even better!! Here is a peek at our pictures...





IF you are in North Carolina on the western-ish side and you are in need of a good photographer for weddings, engagements, senior pictures or family photos, our friend Woody is AWESOME!

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Thinking:

I know some of you are already back at work, and I tho thorry. Really. But I'm not. :) I have to tackle this very large and ugly stack of papers tomorrow. Yuck. I'm hoping it will be (relatively) quick and painless.


Wanting:

I *think* I am going laptop shopping this weekend. The hubs agrees that I need one - yay! - and this weekend is the first opportunity we've had in awhile to seriously look. I'm excited!!!


Needing:

I was amazed and relieved when I found ingredients to make French toast and bacon tonight. Yes, I said tonight. I haven't been grocery shopping since we got out of school for break. Yes, you read that right too. :) My goal is to hop onto Pinterest tomorrow, find some yummy healthy recipes and start a nice big grocery list! Any recommendations?


One Little Word:

I know I already talked about mine, but it's worth another mention.


I want to be a light - to my husband, my family, my students, my co-workers... everyone around me. Even you! If I am a follower of Jesus, people should notice something "different" about me - my light. :)

I hope this post finds you rested and ready to go back - whether you're already back or have a few more sweet days like me! Make sure you link up if you haven't already! I just looked at the link-up... I think I'm a little late to the party! :)


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12 comments:

  1. I just linked up with Oh Boy 3rd Grade and your link was above mine!

    The Passion conference sounds incredible. There is nothing better then people coming together in God's name.

    I can totally relate to your OLW, its actually part of my resolution this year.

    God Bless,
    Stacy

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    1. I've visited Passion City Church here and it is INCREDIBLE. I mean, where else can you go and have Chris Tomlin lead worship on a Sunday?!?! :)

      Thanks for stopping by! :) Abby

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  2. I love the pics of you and your sisters! Such a great gift idea for your parents.

    I just popped on over from the Currently link up! Cute blog!

    Amanda
    First Grade Garden

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    1. Thanks Amanda! We had such fun taking them!

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  3. Yes... there will always be tomorrow for grading papers! :o)
    Karen
    Mrs. Stamp's Kindergarten

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    1. I'm ashamed to say that stack is STILL staring at me! Guess I know what I'm doing today!

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  4. What a beautiful OLW :) Happy New Year!!

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    1. Thanks Elizabeth! Happy New Year!

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  5. Love your OWL... and your explanation was so well put. Found your blog through the Currently. :)

    -Courtney
    http://2ndgradesnapshots.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks Courtney! Glad you stopped by!

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  6. Super cool sister pictures! I say File 13 and move on :) There are many things not worth grading. LOL.
    tania
    My Second Sense

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  7. Agreed!! I purged a lot into the recycle box before I left for school. It's the rubrics for writing that kill me. Blargh. :)

    Abby

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