When I think about beginning a new year, many different thoughts go through my mind. First I begin feeling sad that 2011(or whatever year has just passed) seems so far away. The memories that were made might, however much we may dislike, begin to fade. They become our past instead of our present. However, then I begin thanking God for the wonderful moments we had in that far away year and begin to pray about the new things we will be allowed to enjoy in the coming year. There are always new and exciting things out there for us to learn and experience by God's grace!
This year, we were happy to welcome 2012 the way we do every year, at our annual New Year's Party. About 4 years ago (or there about), we had a large gathering of our Christian homeschool friends at our house on New Year's Eve. We played games and laughed our way into the new year. Ever since, it's become a wonderful tradition. It seems that every year, we have new friends that join us in the crazy time of playing games and laughter. We are so grateful that God has shown us these wonderful people. I couldn't ask for any better friends.
Happy New Year!!
P.S. Visit my sister on her new blog, The Faith Corner (thefaithcorner.blogspot.com). Reading has always been on the top of her list for things to do in her spare time. Just about anywhere she goes, her books go along. Her blog is about Christian Young Adult and Children's books that she's read. She welcomes comments and discussions about these books. I know she'd love to hear from you