and Buying a House (Part 2)

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Flower Garden

My small flower garden

It rained for forty days and forty nights.  Israel wandered through the dessert for forty years.  Jesus fasted for forty days and forty nights.

The season of Lent had just begun.  We decided to wait to house shop, again, this time for about forty days focused more specifically on seeking God’s guidance and not just our own assumptions. Continue reading


and House Rental

It took us over 2 months to move into the current house we are renting and it has really been an answer to prayer.  I was getting tired of not having a place to put the little stuff that we own.  Now that we have a place to call home, the house fills up and the our bank account depletes.  We are now proud owners of a couch and we hope to get a dinning table delivered in a few weeks.  I almost cried when I went to Sears with my husband to buy a washer and dryer only to find the last box of exactly the same pots and pans (click on Adiós Microwave post) I owned in Honduras!  I was so excited!

We had a house rental secured even before we left Honduras.  We were only going to stay at my in-laws for about a week and then move to our own place.  So a few days before we were scheduled to move, we went to see our soon-to-be rental home only to find that it was not exactly what we had hoped it was.

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