We don’t have a bed in our bedroom yet, so we’ve been sleeping on the hide-a-bed in our living room. This morning when I opened my eyes, I looked out our dining room window and smiled… Continue reading
Mark and I have been incredibly busy the last couple days. We’ve been driving to Sturgeon Bay to get things for the house, and then coming home to try to get things set up until we’re too tired to continue.
Mark and I were comparing our day today and we had two very different experiences. Continue reading
From the time Mark entered Door County, he has been staying with a couple from my church, John and Georgene Mann. They let him park the RV in front of their milking barn. They didn’t have the right kind of hookups for him, but between his generator and his propane tank, he managed.
Last weekend I finally announced that Mark and I were in the process of buying a house. We just had some finances to come up with before it would be ours. I had saved $3200 toward the closing costs, but they amounted to $5600. My older sister, Sherill, gave me $1400, but I still needed another $1000. Continue reading
Last fall, I wrote about how God opened the treasure houses of heaven and showered Mark and me with more blessings than we could have ever imagined. Money was coming from multiple sources in unexpected ways. But it wasn’t just monetary blessing. I’ve been waiting for months to write about what God is doing for us… Continue reading
There have been a couple stressors in my life for a while now, and today I was able to take care of them both in one fell swoop! (Or at least, one fell day.) Part of this involves confession time… Continue reading
If you’ve been following for the last few weeks, you know that I’ve been trying to get hired as a receptionist (or client services professional) at H&R Block for several weeks now. I had the paperwork finished, but because the district manager died last month of a heart attack, my paperwork ended up getting booted out of the system. The manager at the Tigard office, Diane, has been helping me get back into the system and I was finally hired on Monday, the 9th. Tuesday was my first full day of work. Continue reading
So much to do, so little time! We wanted to go to the Christmas Eve service at church last night, but we were busy doing our last minute shopping and wrapping for each other after spending a day catching up on laundry and trying to get ready for Monday. We wanted to go to the Christmas day service this morning, but we were getting dressed, having breakfast, and opening our presents before going over to my older sister’s house for Christmas dinner. We had to leave her place early to continue getting ready for our big moves tomorrow. Still, we read the Christmas story and listened to “real” Christmas carols about Christ’s birth. It was a good day.