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The First Boy I Ever Loved.

Ten years ago, I fell in love with a boy. It was love at first sight.

I met him the day he was born. At first, I was disappointed the baby was a boy. I had dreamed of babysitting a little girl. But when I met him, that changed. He was too precious for me to mind that he wasn't a girl. 
I remember the exact moment I bonded with Hagen. I remember exactly where I was sitting. It was after church, at small group. Everyone else was in the other room and I was holding him. I think he was about two weeks old. I was looking down into his cute little face, and that was it. There was no going back. We were bonded. I realized right then and there I loved that little baby with a huge chunk of my heart, and I'd pretty much do anything for him. 
Over the next couple years, we spent a lot of time together. My mom and I enjoyed being Hagen's "official" babysitters. He was a smart little cookie! We loved watching him learn and grow, and often quoted the funny little things he wou…

Year in Review: Events and Lessons of 2011.

Here's my traditional Year In Review post!

Hmmmm. 2011. What can I say?

It was an incredibly monumental year for me.
I've grown so much.
My personality has changed, for the better I feel.
I also feel that I'm headed in the right direction now.

Okay, let's break this down in a list!

Big Events of 2011:
1. January- Family vacation to Maui!! And the Morris family was there, too!
2. February- My first time to do Sing Song!
3. March- My first Spring Break campaign, to Boston. Got to know lots of great people, help out with some awesome ministies, and got to see the city!
4. April- Went to the PASSION Conference in Dallas. Changed my life.
5. May- Garrett graduated from ACU! Luckily, he's still in Abilene for one more year though...I'm not ready for him to be far away!
6. June, July- Worked as a counselor at ACU Leadership Camps. My first real job! Incredibly rewarding. Amazing coworkers, precious campers, unbelievable spiritual growth, and too many fun memories …