Friendship Friday – Extraordinary Moments

Friendship Friday

Question Of The Week
What are some of the Extraordinary Moments
You’ve experienced during your lifetime?

Please share them with us at Friendship Friday!

My Answer
Here are a few Extraordinary Moments from my life:

Any moment when I am creating…
Climbing to the top of a waterfall…
Climbing to the top of a mountain and sitting in the clouds…
Dancing in the moonlight on the beach…
Drumming in a circle…
Discovering that God loves me even when I feel unlovable…
Earning a wounded animal’s trust…
Exploring new places…
Finding true love…
Having a song written about me…
Riding in a horse driven carriage through Central Park…
Seeing how God works in the world…
Seeing God at work in my life…

Singing in a folk group…
Sharing the gospel with children in Mexico…
Truly connecting with someone else…
White water rafting…
Writing the perfect piece…

What about you?
Share your Extraordinary Moments in a Friendship Friday Post
For a chance to be a Featured Friend Of The Week!

Featured Friends Of The Week

This has been the most amazing Friendship Friday week.
If the hopes, dreams and accomplishments of others inspire you,
You won’t want to miss Friendship Friday – Bucket List!

Here are a few of the highlights from the week:

Diane – An Extraordinary Day

An Extraordinary Day - Bucket List

A fall excursion with a friend leads Diane to
See everyday moments in a new way and to ask:
Why be ordinary when you can be extraordinary?
What have you done just for the pure delight of others?

Jen – Grown In Southern Ground

Jen - Grown In Southern Ground

Jen is a bucket list maker extraordinare.
She doesn’t just have one bucket list –
She has several mini bucket lists!
Her bucket lists are built into her Navbar!

For Friendship Friday, she shared
Ten places she’d love to visit.
How many of her destinations are on your bucket list?

Donna – Holimess

Donna McMorrow - Holimess

Donna is wishing and hoping and
Thinking and praying and
Planning and dreaming her way
Through her bucket list!

Some of her dreams she’s accomplished.
Some of her goals are in progress!
Some of her wishes she looks forward to!

What would you most like to see Donna do?
I wish her the magic of #16, which is also on my list!

P.S. Donna – I believe you can have achieved #26 many times over!

Romi – In The Way Everlasting

In The Way Everlasting

Romi never considered keeping a bucket list
Until I posed the question last week…
But she shared 10 fabulous things she’d love to do!
See polar bears and the Aurora Borealis in Canada and
Study the art of Japanese tea ceremony are just a few of the
Fabulous inclusions on her list!

Barbara – My Life As An Adventure

Barbara - My Life Is An Adventure

Once upon a time Barbara kept a “traditional” bucket list
Of all of the things she wanted to do
Before she kicked the bucket
But somewhere along the line,
Her perspective shifted.
She still keeps a bucket list…
But her focus has changed.
It’s now about others…
And it’s never over until it’s over!

Austine – My Life

Austine Etcheverry

Austine shared some fabulous goals from her bucket list.
What I love most about them is that they are
So relatable and so achievable!

Tabitha – The Not So Fascinating Life Of Tabitha

Tabitha - Impossible Quote

Tabitha is another list maker extraordinaire.
For her, the thrill is in crossing out the things she accomplishes.
So, it was with great zeal that she delved into the task of
Creating and sharing her bucket list…
And crossing out the things that she’s done!
She even included photos and “impossible” dreams!

Jenn – The Serenity Space

The Serenity Space

Jenn shared some awesome dreams as well as an
Amazing list of all she has done in her life!
The life that she has lived rivals
The life that most of us dream of!

And yet, the experience that Jenn still longs for is
Love… true love… in a way that she has yet to experience.

Here’s hoping that your bucket overflows in ways
You cannot even imagine!

Dolly – Xmas Dolly

Xmas Dolly

Dolly’s current goals revolve around health.
She wants to lose weight so she can improve her back health
And go dancing with her friends!

Dolly, I wish you all the best as you work towards
Achieving your goals!

Be sure to visit each blogger to read their full posts!
Don’t forget to read the comments too!

Friendship Friday #39 – Week Of October 26, 2012

Friendship Friday

Welcome to Friendship Friday – a week-long opportunity to:

  • Foster friendships with other bloggers!
  • Share what’s unique about yourself and your blog!
  • Grow your blog and social media networks!

Are you ready to make some new friends? Then, come join the fun! Please follow these friendly guidelines:

1) Each week, I’ll post a question that’s designed to help you get to know one another a little better. To participate, simply create a Friendship Friday post that includes the Friendship Friday blog hop button and/or a link back to this post – then add your permalink to the party!

You can also participate by adding the Friendship Friday button to your sidebar and answering the Question of the Week in the comments!

2) Please follow Create With Joy and leave a sweet comment so I’ll know you stopped by! If you’re a new follower, let me know how you are following so that I can reciprocate! You can follow Create With Joy on:

3) Visit your fellow participants and get to know them – building friendships is what this community is about! Support the bloggers you connect with by leaving a comment and following their blogs through one of the available subscription methods on their blogs!

The party will be open all week so that you have plenty of time to post, link and mingle! Have fun making friends and be sure to join me for Inspire Me Monday and Wordless Wednesday!

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51 Responses to “Friendship Friday – Extraordinary Moments”

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  1. Trusting Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior was the most extraordinary moment of my life! but by His grace, there have been many others since I became a new creation in Him! Thanks for the great post & features & for hosting, & God bless!

  2. Deb @ Raising Figure Skaters
    Twitter: RaisingSkaters

    Very thought-provoking question and great answer! My marriage, children, and living in Colorado have given me many extraordinary moments. Still, it’s hard to talk about extraordinary moments without mentioning the amazing experiences I’ve had because of my kids’ figure skating … experiences like touring Scandinavia after my son’s first Junior Grand Prix Final in Finland, having many amazing times in England with my daughter, seeing my daughter have her dream wedding in a castle in England, and visiting Turin, Italy, for the World Figure Skating Championships in 2010. I have to smile just thinking about memories like those! 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Wow, Deb, those ARE some extraordinary moments…
      Your daughter got married in an English castle? Amazing!

      Thanks for sharing your extraordinary moments with us this week at Create With Joy! 🙂

  3. Theresa
    Twitter: dearcreatives

    I’ d say lots of them include nature for me. Experiencing meteors rather close, hiking to the top of the waterfalls in Yosemite National Park, seeing the Joshua Tree, Mariposa Grove, watching sunsets & eclipses at the beach. Seeing the President speak in person, Never to be topped having my children! Thanks for hosting & have a great weekend!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      I am also a nature girl and those sound like some amazing moments!
      Which president did you hear speak in person? How cool!

      Thanks for sharing your extraordinary moments with us this Friendship Friday! 🙂

  4. The Serenity Space says:

    Another wonderful theme 🙂 mines up 🙂 see I just have to write it as soon as I can after you post. Again … thankyou so much for highlighting my post … I very much enjoy ‘creating with joy’ … Bright Blessings 🙂

  5. How sweet of you to include my blog in your features. {hugs} I LOVE your extraordinary moments. What a blessing you have been in those extraordinary moments….as well as also being so blessed. Isn’t God so good?
    With joyful gratitude,

  6. Jessica says:

    Thanks for sharing your special moments on this post – I really enjoy being part of this!

  7. Xmasdolly
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    Thanks so much for the shout out! What a wonderful surprise! Love your answers to and special incredible moments! Have a great weekend,

  8. Hi,

    It seems so often the extraordinary for me are so carefully hidden in the ordinary– they are the sweet smile of a child that somehow magically draws a smile across my own face without my even knowing it’s happening.

    Thanks for the reminder to seek out those extraordinary moments.


    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      I love what you shared about the extraordinary being so carefull hidden in the ordinary…
      I could not agree more!
      Blink and you miss all of those precious moments…

      Thanks for stopping by and hope you have an extraordinary week!

  9. Susan Cooper
    Twitter: SusanPCooper

    I loved this and your shout-out to other bloggers. These are my favorite on your list; climbing to the top of a mountain and sitting in the clouds, dancing in the moonlight on the beach and drumming in a circle. Mine are setting in my garden and listening the sounds of nature, listening to my cat purr when I pet him and holding my husbands hand. 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Thanks Susan for sharing the moments you enjoyed from my list… and for sharing yours!
      Listening to your cat purr…holding your husband’s hand – awesome!
      Your garden sounds like an enchanting place to spend the day.
      I hope you have many extraordinary moments there this week! 🙂

  10. tina says:

    Hi again, I think this may be the easiest way out of this weeks question…and MY MOST extraordinary events in my LIFE would be the births of my children. But everything else just isn’t even in the same category. Well, I take that back perhaps my wedding while it was a major event – it wasn’t as life altering, body consuming – emotionally exhausting (in the best possible way) as the births of my kids. {winking}

    Hope you all have a wonderful weekend.

  11. Donna Heber says:

    Hi Ramona,

    To answer your question I would have to say one of the best moments was this week when my blog was featured in Artful Blogging magazine. It is such a great feeling to be recognized. Of course, getting married to my wonderful husband is at the top of the list too. Thank you for hosting.

  12. Wayne says:

    Sorry for missing last week. Writing while travelling through Europe was tough as reliable internet connections were tough to find.

  13. Brenda Youngerman says:

    Love this topic Ramona…sorry I missed last week… looks like it turned out great!
    Have a great weekend!

  14. The birth of my daughter was pretty amazing!! Then spending time with my dad before he passed and of course marrying my hubby 🙂

  15. So many extraordinary moments to list – but the ones from the top of my head is the birth of my miracle baby, Princess Nagger, and the subsequent adoption this past summer of Little Dude. 🙂

    Why I Could Never Be a Vampire

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      I never tire of hearing the tale of your miracle baby, the Extraordinary Princess Nagger!
      I did not know that Little Dude was adopted.
      Thanks for sharing these extraordinary moments with us & have a fabulous week! 🙂

  16. Nina
    Twitter: mamastreasures

    Hi again – today I decided to use Friendship Fridays to spotlight one of my special friends that God has brought into my life through blogging. I hope you will pop on over to see my post about my friend Katherine, from Katherine’s Corner . . . . and then be watching because one of these Fridays, my post will be about YOU my dear friend. Have a great weekend and thanks again for hosting this fun blog hop. With love, Nina

  17. Katherines Corner
    Twitter: goaskkatie

    Thank you for the hop. I already have my post up for this week. But I do have your hop on my hop on it page. I look forward to hopping around xo

  18. Oh, I love the current features and the beautiful ways you captured their reflections, wishes, and hopes. I can’t wait to check them out and get to know them better. 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Hi Lydia,

      So glad to see you this Friendship Friday! Have fun visiting our Featured Friends… I know you will love them all! 🙂

      Have an extraordinary week! 🙂

  19. Becca says:

    I think my great moments would include sweeping band competitions in high school and adopting my doggies through the years 🙂

  20. Kerry says:

    Great read.
    Thank you for linking up at the Friday Chaos.
    Have a nice weekend
    Kerry @

  21. Marcie says:

    Tomorrow I am in a 5k race for my life. The toes will be covered in pink for breast cancer awareness and the sneakers and will hat be too. Here to just us girls who have breast cancer and those who survived. I love running in this race to help bring a cure to breast cancer. May this be the year I beat my time that would be extraordinary for a 53 year old!

  22. Donna says:

    Oh my!!!! Thank you so much for featuring my “Wishing and Hoping” List. I will add the Holocaust Museum . Thank you.

  23. Hi!
    Thanks for letting me share my own recipe of tasty and delicious
    Healthy Homemade Pizza!

    Here’s the link:

  24. Sara- Rockin Oily Momma says:

    Just found you through thirsty Thursday. Since it’s Monday now I won’t make a full post, but my top 3: marrying my husband, finding out I was pregnant, giving birth. Such blessings!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Hi Sara,

      I’m so delighted you found us and have shared your blessings with us!
      Now that you know we’re here, I hope you’ll plan on posting with us in the future!

      Have an extraorindary week! 🙂

  25. Thanks for being a part of the Getting To Know You blog hop. It’s always great to see you there. Have a safe and blessed day! Sherlinda at


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