Well everyone, we are in the home stretch. My mom is leaving tomorrow to live with my sister until after the baby is born and then she is back to Canada. I'm dropping Daniel off on Friday for his annual Army training at Fort Ripley and he will be gone until after the house is closed on, so this is the last few days of living at home with my baby brother. Its like I already let go of my sister, she was gone awhile ago. I have been letting go of mom and dad for awhile now, but now it Daniel. Probably my best friend other than Michael and my sister. I'm going to wake up on Friday morning and make him a big old fashioned breakfast, finish moving all the boxes out of the house and then drive him to Rochester and drop him off.
It will be hard going back to an empty house...again. I will miss living at home with my family. I will miss having a home with my family. I hope Michael and I will have a house that will allow my brother to have a room since he won't have a home base here anymore.
You know, you gotta hand it to my parents. This is rough you guys, but they are following the Lord. How many people do you know who would up and go to a different country because they felt it was where the Lord was leading? It may not be the "perfect" plan but it is the most perfect plan at the same time. God's plan is perfect. Ours is so finite, focused on comfort and longing. Thankfully my parents are seeking the Lord and trying to follow His will. It would stink for them to stay in this house in our comfortable lives only to be disobeying the Lord!
That being said, its still not easy. I think I may have to move out of my house sooner than I thought because I can't stand to be here all alone. Thankfully God has put special people in my life for such a time as this. I don't know who I would turn to if it wasn't for the new friends He has put directly in my path. So...thanks. From the bottom of my heart, thanks.
And maybe...I can get through the next month.
God is good, all the time. All the time, God is good.