on moving, part 1

Eleven days—that’s the length of time from now to the day our house will be sold and empty (hopefully 😬).  By then, our suitcases for a month in Belgium should be packed.  Our bags and bins to take to Ethiopia in August should be packed.  Our boxes of sentimental items to store should be packed.  Every closet, every drawer, every cabinet should be empty…

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how's your mama doing?

During this season of life, people ask us a lot of questions about the ins and outs of our plan to move to Ethiopia.  One particular question that is posed to me often is: “How does your mom feel about all this?!”

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one shoe

Pip went to school yesterday with one shoe on.  He had told me he couldn’t find his other shoe as he was walking out the door, and I said I would grab it as I went back inside to get several other things…

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the red pot

Moving to Ethiopia has been on our radar for over a decade, so as our family has grown and our possessions have grown, it’s always been in our minds that we would say goodbye to a lot of the things we own one day.  That mindset affects a lot of things…

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my only DIY post ever?

“We don’t ever do crafts at home because our mommy hates them.” -Pip to a friend the other day 😬

…So it’s unlike me to write anything about how-to or DIY this or that.  But sometimes I get inspired to take a big idea and make it do-able and simple, and that’s where this comes in.  

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giving thanks

Sometimes we’re in places of heightened awareness of what we have to be thankful for, and sometimes our vision about our life feels blurry and confused.   But even if things seem blurry…

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