This is the week leading up to Christmas! We've put our tree out, added some gifts, baked some shortbread to give to the neighbors, ( which was super tricky when you don't have the proper measuring tools.) This week we await to go to the Christmas Eve service at the Vineyard Church. Going to church on Christmas Eve is certainly tradition for our family. I can't imagine a time or year when I didn't go as a child, so I'm glad my parents passed this tradition on to us kids. What would Christmas be … [Read more...] about So This Is Christmas…
Hola from Mexico. It's been about a week since we've arrived, and there's been so much to take in. Some good, interesting, trying, gross, unfamiliar, and some down right beautiful. I'll try my best to convey to you our first week, but I doubt my words will do it justice. Lets see. We arrived on Tuesday November the 11th early afternoon after 2 days of flying, to meet the women who owns the home we are renting here in Mazatlan. We've been in contact with her since late spring since we found … [Read more...] about We’ve Arrived In Mazatlan: The First Update.
Well here we are. At this point we are 14 days till be leave our house, and 25 days till we fly out to Mazatlan. Where did this spring and summer go? If you see my Brain at all on the side-walk when your walking please pick it up, because I've lost my mind long ago through this whole process. We knew this process would be full of interesting challenges, but that's easy to say when it's February. There's one thing that I want to make very clear and that while this process is exciting, it … [Read more...] about Walking The Plank Of Obedience.
Last week was a doozy, tough, grumpy, and teary. I typically like to go with the glass half full approach, but I've decided with the journal entries I'm doing now that I want to be honest where I am in my journey or at least with today. These past weeks have been a series of thing after thing taking longer than I think it should. Take our garage as one example. We've been doing major renovations for 9 years now, and still after all these years I'm amazed how long certain projects take. I … [Read more...] about People Are Worth My Pain