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Check one off of the Bucket List

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Check one off of the bucket list, I am freaking out!  You are not going to believe what i did today.  Wait for it…an afternoon in a BOAT on the river!  This may sound amazingly ordinary to you, but not for me. I have traveled all over the world, been on a couple of cruise ships, but had never been on a speed boat.  It was everything i thought that it would be and more!

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I completely debated about posting this, because I am going to expose myself in a pretty vulnerable way.  Seriously.  I traveled to Houston to minister at one of my dear Pastor friends Wild Tailgate Party.  Yes, Ladies and a tailgate party right?  So stinking fun!  We had an amazing time together and the presence of the Lord was amazing.  She heard me mention at the Unbecoming Launch, that i had never been on a boat and how badly i wanted to go.

This may seem so silly to you and I’m cool with that.

I not only got to boat ride, but i also tried to wake board!  Let me emphasize TRIED – lol!  I have to explain to you that just getting in the river for me was a moment of Unbecoming!  Unbecoming FEAR!  Yes, scared of large bodies of water.  I don’t really understand why myself, so please don’t ask me to explain.  All i can say is LEGIT SCARED.  It took me a minute, but after lots of encouragement from this amazing family, i put my life jacket on, my feet in the board, and beat my 41 year old body to death attempting to conquer a sport clearly intended for teens and 20 somethings!  I think i said let me try it one more time about 20 times.  I mysteriously didn’t get eaten on by fish, drown, or have a panic attack either.  #Winning

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Why is this post making the cut?  Well, let me tell you why.

  1. Sometimes things we take for granted are bucket list items to others – Recognize.
  2. God often places people in our lives to make our life goals (small or big) possible – Appreciate.
  3. At no age should we stop trying to be BRAVE (trying is success) – Conquer.
  4. My kids, friends, and family, need to know that if I can overcome things, they can TOO – Demonstrate.
  5. Life is better with laughter and love and really good friends – Celebrate.
  6. It’s good on occasion to be so sore that you can’t sleep so you blog – RETALIATE 🙂

Seriously though, I am unbecoming and i am so pumped.  Texas, i already loved you because you are just huge and bold and spicy, but you now have a space permanently etched in my heart and somewhere around a disc in my low back.

Xoxo,

Steph

p.s.  A special thanks God for letting us have the entire river to ourselves, to the Trice family for going out of their way to give me a dreamy day…and to Buck and Superman Luke you are #watertrickgoals

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2 thoughts on “Check one off of the Bucket List

  1. Inspired and enjoy reading the post all the way from Florida!
    At No Limits Church Lake Mary! We love TKC and Unbecoming me.

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