Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Some Memes

I was recently tagged by Stacy aka Vader's Mom and she just did another meme and so I've decided to do both! :) Because I know you are all simply dying to know as many details about me as possible and that you like to read about me almost as much as I like to write about me, lol!!!! :)

8 Things I'm Passionate About:

1) Loving God
2) Compassion International
3) Family and Friends
4) Blogging
5) Good books
6) Going new places
7) Excellent Reading and empowering others to read excellently
8) Good food

8 Things I Want to do Before I Die:

1) Hug my Compassion kids
2) Explore Italy
3) Be a mom
4) Own a kitten
5) Do something extraordinarily wonderful that I never imagined
6) Explore Australia
7) Publish a book
8) Speak another language fluently

8 Things I Say Often:

1) Was that excellent?
2) I don't know
3) Focus on what the author is saying
4) awesome
5) wait, what?
6) Have a wonderful day
7) It doesn't work like that
8) splendid

8 Books I've Read Recently:
Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne
My Hands Came Away Red by Lisa McKay
Only Uni by Camy Tang
A Soldier's Promise by Cheryl Wyatt
Splitting Harriet by Tamara Leigh
Death of a Six Foot Teddy Bear by Sharon Dunn
Seeing Me Naked by Liza Palmer
Silence by Shusaku Endo

8 Songs I Could Listen to Over and Over:
1) "Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own" u2
2) "The Blower's Daughter" Damien Rice
3) "Falling Slowly" The Once soundtrack
4) "In the girl there's a room" Sara Groves
5) "More" Andrew Peterson
6) "The Cut" Jason Gray
7) "Make it Matter" Natalie Grant
8) "Anna Begins" (the gorgeous live version) Counting Crows

8 Things that Attract me to my best friends:

1) Sense of humor
2) Authenticity
3) Sense of adventure
4) Kind hearted
5) Compassionate
6) They need to get that I'm ADD and if I zone out, it's not because I don't love them :)
7) Forgiving
8) Shared history

8 People I Think Should Do Crazy 8's:
Texas in Africa (finally revenge mwa ha ha. jk!)
Milk in the Closet

Ok and now the other tag! (if you're still reading...)
The Rules:
1. Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages).
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.

The closest book is A Soldier's Family by Cheryl Wyatt (which I'll be reviewing next week)

This is a Love Inspired book!

"She fought to keep her voice from quavering. "Obviously you have some idea of how this should go." She licked her lips, dry from anxiety of how she was going to pay for the fence and that scooter."

Doesn't that make you want to read the book immediately?

The end!


Anonymous said...

That books on my TBR list. It's next after Truffles By The Sea.

I love all your lists. So much fun!

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