Excitement is in the air as we have less than 2 months to go before flying out. The last post was a dose of reality that stress DOES and WILL catch up to you and thankfully we had our spring break soon after my “crash”. It was exactly what I needed and for the first time in a long time… I felt EXCITED. On our 20 hour car ride home, we were all laughing and having fun… something that’s been sadly absent in our family dynamics for awhile. It reminded me of three years ago living in Poland where we thoroughly enjoyed spending time together. I once again had a taste of what that’s like and I relished in it.
Two months will fly by and there’s still the pressures of every day living and functioning while trying to raise salaries and moving my family overseas. Our house is back on the market and I find myself pushing my heart and mind in prayer for the next owner. It’s hard to “let go” of a home that we’ve called “ours” for all these years. In my heart I know “home” is not the walls or what you fill it with or decorate it with… it’s not the sweat and time poured into making it “better” and a reflection of yourself… it’s those you are surrounded by… which makes it easy to “let go”. So when my heart beats a little faster thinking about saying goodbye to the home we’ve made home, I pray for those God plans to put here… and I have found that it’s much easier praying for them and asking God to bless them here as He has us.
We don’t know how much longer we’ll have to call home ours, but for the time being, I get to shift gears and focus on packing for our next home…. Poland. And THAT is filling my heart full of excitement!
Here are some pictures of the things that relaxed and refreshed my entire being over spring break; working my brother’s land… I just love working outdoors!