Why didnat life work out as I planned? My plan was great! I would grow up with a loving family. I would have many friends to make pinky promises with. I would get top grades through school and be popular to boot. I would study for a degree I was passionate about, and I would meet . . . aThe Onea (sigh) . . . we would get married and have children who looked and behaved like baby angels. Oh, and Iad live happily ever after, of course. Was that too much to ask? I didnat plan for my parents to divorce. I didnat plan to change schools because of bullying. I didnat plan for university to fill me with doubts about whether I was good enough. I didnat plan to be single at 28. I didnat plan to run away to the other side of the world. But look where Iave ended up. Life is never the smooth and straightforward journey we expect. Along the way, things slow us down and turn us around. Speed Bumps and Roundabouts is a story of those things: Hope. Vulnerability. Apathy. Gratitude. Beauty. Boundaries. Waiting . . . The journey is worth it, the scenery can be captivating, but weall never know unless we keep going . . . over the speed bumps and around the roundabouts.1. aClosing Time, a Semisonic, released 1998 from the album, Feeling Strangely Fine, record label MCA, written by Dan Wilson ... Chapter 10. Fuzzy feelings and arranged marriage 1. 1Corinthians 13, NIV. 2. aDo You Love Me?a from Fiddler onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Speed Bumps and Roundabouts: Lessons I’ve Learned on the Journey|
|Publisher||:||Ambassador International - 2014-01-31|