2011 will definitely go down as a memorable year.
amongst other items the following happened:
january: we got engaged in hong kong
feburary: i tore my ACL while skiing in france. we celebrated our engagement with our london friends and marvellous flew over for the party.
march: we celebrated the first wedding of the year
april: we were in canada for easter and wedding planning and a bridal shower, and i had a piece published on (in)courage. and a quick trip with mom to florida.
may: engagement photos and sailing.
june: we found our house and i got a proper road cycle.
july: a fast dash to finish work, move house, attend wedding two of year, and head to canada.
august: we got married! and honeymooned on hilton head island, sc.
september: we found our feet and started this thing called married life. we continued to walk through a jobless period and we so enjoyed being in london.
october: i blogged for 31 days - i loved it, although it was challenging!
november: we settled into our home and i had knee surgery, marvellous was over for a week to love on us and make sure it all went smoothly.
december: we stayed in one place and loved it. we enjoyed every moment of advent, had a tree and i even got stockings made!
we are astounded at how god has moved through this year. how he has redeemed, is redeeming brokenness and planting fresh seeds in ploughed up souls. we are surrounded by incredible friends who have loved us through some very difficult moments, who are family to us. we have made it through the most fraught and most joyful year i've ever known. we praise his holy name for answered prayer in our marriage and in le boy's recent contract! we are immeasurably blessed and so so grateful that we learned this lesson because of lack. 2011 has been good to us, we look forward with hopeful hearts to 2012.