Looking back on 2018 here are 20 questions to reflect on.
What was the single best thing that happened this past year?
Going through the long process of getting my dream car.
What was the single most challenging thing that happened?
My grandfather’s death, it was filled with complications and grief.
What was an unexpected joy this past year?
Finding a job doing what I love. I get paid to walk, cuddle, and play with people’s dogs!
What was an unexpected obstacle?
Quitting Production Hospitality team at church. I never expected to stop doing it.
Pick three words to describe this past year.
Hope, Grief, Acceptance
Pick three words your partner would use to describe your year—don’t ask them; guess based on how you think your spouse sees you.
Growth, Grief, Love
Pick three words your partner would use to describe their year—again, without asking.
Consistent, Acceptance, Grief
What were the best books you read this year?
The Noel Stranger
Present Over Perfect
To Kill A Mockingbird
Who were your most valuable relationships with?
My husband and my family
Karen, Donna, Missy, Katie, Elizabeth, Meagan, and JoAnne
What was your biggest personal change from January to December of this past year?
Learning what my limits are and learning to say no to things.
In what way(s) did you grow emotionally?
I am learning to express my emotions in a gentle way.
In what way(s) did you grow spiritually?
I am leaning on God more to see me through my trials.
I learned about Esther and I mean I really learned the whole book about her.
In what way(s) did you grow physically?
I am still learning to understand my body better
In what way(s) did you grow in your relationships with others?
I expanded some of my friendships and I cut back on toxic relationships, friends and family.
What was the most enjoyable part of your work (both professionally and at home)?
I am running my own business now and making decisions that are good for me.
What was the most challenging part of your work (both professionally and at home)?
Stepping out of my comfort zone and taking a risk.
What was your single biggest time waster in your life this past year?
What was the best way you used your time this past year?
Expanding new friendships and growing them.
What was the biggest thing you learned this past year?
That things will not always happen in my time frame but on his time frame.
Create a phrase or statement that describes this past year for you.
Hope is not a wish, It is a belief
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