I saw this review meme over at Jane 's(Acts of Hope) and Paul's (Buddhapalian), and thought I'd give it a whirl:
The first sentences of the first post of every month. I cheated on three -- they were friday fives, and I decided to print the question and the beginning of my answer. Also I still think I need to learn to write better ledes.
Finally, I am interspering links to a few favorite posts of the year.
January: I don't have a story for this, but I have random foggy memories of a few New Years in Japan.
I don't think I'll ever have a better New Year's post than this one, about opening the New Year in Japan. Akemashite Omedeto!
The Lutheran Cable Network
February: Transfiguration Year A
Matthew 17:1-9/2 Peter 1:16-21
Long ago, a wise old rabbi lay on his deathbed.
March: This is a music video dedicated to a victim of domestic violence.
April: We are now entering my birthday month (woo-hoo!)
Easter Vigil Reflections
May: (Friday Five) 1. How do you pray best, alone or with others?
I think I'm much better at praying with others, whether in hospital rooms, in my office, or in another person's home.
June: I'm typing this at church right now because we have not had electricity since about 7:00 last night.
Who Wants to Start a Movement?
Reflections on my Ten Year Anniversary
July: Marsha over at Just Some Thoughts has given me a very lovely award called You Make My Day. It is pretty, isn't it?
August: 1) How do you amuse yourself when road construction blocks your travel?
I don't know that I amuse myself.
My new desk came in (Almost) A Million Little Pieces
September: I was sitting at my new desk on Sunday, still organizing some things (ok, many things), and feeling like the chair I was sitting in was not quite the right height.
October: 1. Saint Francis experienced a life changing call, has anything in your journey so far challenged you to alter your lifestyle?
When I quit my job and went to seminary, I often half-joked that I was becoming downwardly mobile.
November: Yesterday afternoon we had #2 stepson over (he was in town for the weekend) to celebrate his 21st birthday.
What We See
December: I started blogging in April of 2007, just about the same time I turned 50 (give or take a couple of days).