And now this hangs above the very spot where I prayed a prayer out of complete hopelessness.
I would be lying if I said that the transition has been easy. But God has definitely made this place our home.
I’d like to share how my husband and I have dealt with the drastic reduction in our income over the last year. Head over to Brightpeak to read “How to Make a 50% Pay-Cut Work.”
This transition out of the Army and move to North Carolina has been and will continue to be an adjustment in so many ways, but we are rich in God’s grace and in the beauty that He has granted us over the past few months.
As of today, we have lived in our new home for exactly one month, and have been here in our new hometown just a few days beyond that. In so many ways our life in Kentucky…our Army life…seems like a different lifetime ago. It feels like we have been here forever. And other times it … [Read more…]
The day that we moved into our new apartment was probably the most difficult and hectic day of the entire moving process. We had hoped that the movers would deliver our household goods on Saturday, as Russ was supposed to start his new job on the following Monday. Unfortunately, they had some issues with their … [Read more…]
We arrived in North Carolina six days before our household goods did. It was a long six days. It was nice because we weren’t having to spend money for a hotel – we got to stay with my in-laws. But my mother-in-law was out of town, and her husband was working, so it was a … [Read more…]
Our movers were gone, along with our household goods. Our landlady had just pulled away after inspecting our home. Ezra was asleep on the living room floor. We made several trips in and out of the car putting all of our last-minute items in the car. We were ready to get on the road. We … [Read more…]
Moving Day 1 dawned lovely, warm, and sunny. We woke up around 6am because the movers had said they would be there between 8 and 9 am. I was scurrying around trying to stuff all of our “do not pack” items into a closet so they wouldn’t get packed by the packers. When the Army … [Read more…]
Today I am participating in a weekly feature on lisajobaker.com called Five Minute Fridays. Bloggers are given a writing prompt (topic) and told to write for *five minutes. “No *editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.” Today’s topic is “Jump.” GO I sit at the traffic light leading off of my street. It’s a long holding light so I … [Read more…]