Thursday, August 26, 2010

10 Things

Inspired by the Sunday magazine in the HeraldSun.   10 Things I Can't Live Without ... like a lot ... enjoy most days ... OK, I think the idea of ten things you can't live without is ridiculous so here are 10 things that are special to me ... excluding God and people.

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I love books, love reading. When I was a girl I used to retreat with a book and the world would disappear. I still love to journey through other times, places, worlds, lives in a good book.

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I've been keeping a journal off and on since I was a teenager. My first one was when I was about 14 years old ... must make sure that doesn't get into the public domain. Since I became a Christian I've used them a lot. I have found them a wonderful tool in my faith journey and would recommend journaling for everyone.

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These are my engagement, wedding and eternity rings. They were made to fit together.

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The bible. I've got a few but this is the one I use most of the time because it's not too large or heavy. The doodling in the title on the front was done one bible study night. I musn't have had my journal open because I usually just doodle in there while we are doing the study. Don't judge me ... apparently doodling helps concentration.

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No explanation needed.

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I like to go for a long walk most days although the weather has been preventing me lately. It's a good time for me to think and recharge plus get some exercise.

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On my long walks I also listen to music. My iPod also comes in handy when the kids are arguing and whining and I don't want to be drawn in but am having trouble ignoring them. I just put the earbuds in and pump up the volume.

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Love playing with photos, layouts and home videos. Am working on getting more of this stuff off my hard drive so we can share it with friends and family.

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We have a coffee machine at home so most mornings I'll have a cup of coffee.

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My camera.

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