How I Met Vancouver Island

Leave a comment

September 27, 2012 by Andrew

One of my favorite shows over the last 8 years is How I Met Your Mother. Where Ted Moseby tells his kids the long drawn out story of how he met their mom. One of the questions I get asked a lot is Why Victoria? How did I end up here? Well kids here’s the story about how I got to where I am today! 🙂

A Fortunate Break

I recently broke my shoulder, and I knew it as soon as it happened. I didn’t need to go to the hospital for the doctor to tell me it was broken. I just needed to know how bad it was. I am sure if I wasn’t with the youth I was working with at the time. There would have been some choice words that flew out of my mouth. How did I break my shoulder?

Well short version tobogganing! Long version, tobogganing, with a side of shoulder crashing into the ground with another person running over me at the same time. Somehow I was able to maintain composure as I rolled over, stared at the sky and attempted to move my shoulder a crunch echoed through my body. One of the teens said to me, we shouldn’t have went tobogganing. My response was I would and will do it again. To live your life in fear is not a way to live at all. What I didn’t realize in that moment I was living in fear but not of sliding and tumbling down hills. I had no idea what was coming around the corner.

Thankfully I didn’t need surgery and it continues to heal today. In a weird way though my broken shoulder helped me identify a piece of me that I had lost. It set me back on a path that was laid on my heart in a previous time that I had been ignoring and forgot. and what started my collision course with my future…well not entirely.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Gracepoint Series

Fan Supported Community Driven

Gracepoint

Everything you need to know about Gracepoint!

In Her Words Avenue

Everybody has a story, everybody has a scream. Here are pieces of mine.

Christmas in Europe

A fine WordPress.com site

Maius Intra Qua Extra

Travels with the Doctor

Food Happiness

A site for those who live food.

TVLine

TV News, Previews, Spoilers, Casting Scoop, Interviews

Random Thoughts of Alvin Lau

Thoughts on youth ministry, movie main ideas, life and a whole bunch of other things

Our God Story

A Family On Mission

WordPress.com

WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site.

%d bloggers like this: