thursday 13.

This week: Thirteen things that you want in life.

1. I want to be known as someone who loves God and loves her neighbor, not for what they can give me, but for and as themselves.

2. I want to be a good wife and mother.

3. I want to find satisfaction in the work I do, but not be consumed by it. I want a job where I can help people, where I can add some shalom to the world, but also one that lets me pursue other callings.

4. I want to find ways to serve and love the community I live in.

5. I want a house where I can welcome people in–a place where people can eat together, stay if they need a home, feel like family. It doesn’t have to be big or fancy, just big enough. But it does need to have a porch and a backyard, just saying.

6. I want to serve the church. I don’t know exactly what that’s going to look like in a year, or five years, or fifty years, but I want to find some way not to just serve my own congregation, but the church as a whole.

7. I want to get to know my family better.

8. I want to be more conscious of how I treat the world.

9. I want to find a group of people to sing with.

10. Not gonna lie–I want a dog.

11. I want to get more politically involved and educated.

12. I want to check off a lot of the stuff on my bucket list, but not alone, if I can help it.

13. I want to figure out concrete ways to pursue all of this.


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