Sunday, December 30, 2012

arrivederci 2012

I am guilty of being a negligent blog writer.

Before, I had plenty of words but not enough time. Lately, I have found myself at a little bit of a loss for words.

Christmas was amazing. I got more gifts than I deserved but my favorite gift was having my sister and brother home for Christmas. Isn't time truly the most priceless gift of all?

Right before Christmas I went up to NYC with my best friend, my aunt, and my aunt's best friend. We stopped into Times Square to sneak a peek at the 2013 new years ball, where we scribbled down wishes on scrapes of paper in hopes that they will come true when they fall from the sky at midnight on the 1st. It might seem taboo to share my wish, but this year I wrote...

"more time with my friends and family"

I honestly couldn't think of a better wish. Having my best friends (and now my sister and brother) scattered across the US has made time the most coveted thing I can think of. I have been truly blessed this year to be able to travel and spend as much time as I did with friends and family and I hope to make that even more of a priority next year.

I am excited and hopeful for great things in 2013. I saw a quote (on Pinterest, of all places) the other day that said, "Please hold onto your hope. It is in such limited supply around the world these days. Hold onto it and be proud that you are one of the ones that does."

It certainly has been a year of ups and downs, but I feel very loved when I think of all the heartache that the Lord has spared me of. I will never know a day without love and I'm praying the same for everyone  close to my heart.

Happy New Year friends.