Getting to Know Me (as if you wanted to know more)

Complete This Sentence

I am not: athletic, skinny, perfect, extroverted, or good at mathematics.

I hurt: when I hit my knee on the side of my bed every other day. Or when someone says something that makes me sad.

I love: Jesus, my family and friends, Gilmore Girls, all things purple (except for Barney), ice cream, peanut butter Twix, and late night phone conversations.

I hate: feeling inadequate or self-conscious.

I hope: that my life and words reflect Christ and that I will be in a marriage that makes me happy and brings glory to God. And I want a career that I love.

I hear: the sound of silence. 🙂

I crave: love, hugs, and Krispy Kreme donuts.

I cry: too much for my own good.

I care: too deeply about things that I shouldn’t care about, like what people think of me or what my future will be like.

I always: want to be right. It’s an obnoxious quality of mine, but it’s true.

I long to: survive graduate school, find a job at a liberal arts university, get married, write a novel, visit Sea World (seriously, for someone who loves dolphins as much as I do, it’s almost a crime that I’ve never been to Sea World).

I feel alone: when it’s late and there’s no one else around.

I listen to: anything but country and rap (and polka, I suppose).

I hide: behind my smile.

I drive: with the windows down and the stereo blaring as much as possible.

I sing: in the car, in the shower (quietly), all the time.

I dance: hardly ever.

I write: almost every day (at least in this little blog).

I play: cards, when I can get other people to play with me. Or board games. I also play the guitar, but it’s been a while since I picked it up, unfortunately.

I miss: swings, Thailand, and those summer nights when I was younger and we’d count fireflies in the backyard.

I search: the Internet Movie Database whenever I see someone in a movie and think, “What’s s/he been in?”

I learn: that I have much to learn every day.

I feel: sleepy, hopeful, and wistful.

I know: that I am fearfully and wonderfully made, but sometimes I forget it.

I fail: to see the depths of my sin and how much I grieve my Savior sometimes.

I dream: often, but I don’t always remember what I dream. I also have other life dreams, but I’m afraid to try and make them reality.

I sleep: whenever I get the chance!

I wonder: what it will be like to be in heaven forever.

I want: to learn the secret of being content in every situation.

I worry: far more often than I should.

I have: really really soft sheets.

I fight: pride, insecurity, jealousy, negativity, etc. etc.

I wait: very impatiently sometimes.

I need: to know deep deep down that my worth and satisfaction lies in Christ and Christ alone and that nothing this world has to offer will ever be enough.

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