A Review of Our 1st Year Living in Germany.
What the Lord is teaching me about my battle with self-pity.
Our 2nd Home.
Wednesday, February 8th. We were still eating every meal in camping chairs, sleeping on a mattress on the floor, and re-wearing our small selection of clothing. Yet, feeling very thankful that we had successfully found a house... and we're no longer living in Temporary Lodging. William was now going to work every day, which meant I was … Continue reading Christmas in February
My dear friend, Lindsey, unexpectedly FaceTimed me last week. As usual, we started squealing when the connection grew strong enough to finally see the other's face. "BRITT!!!! How are you? How is your heart?!", the first thing out her mouth. (Everyone needs a friend that will ask questions like this.) I quickly responded,"Good! I'm actually doing … Continue reading Brain Work vs. Heart Work
January 19th, 2017, we officially transitioned from our Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) to our house. Of course, we still do not have our furniture or the majority of our belongings…. but after living out of suitcases in 6 different locations (over the past 31 days), we were thrilled to be moving those suitcases to their … Continue reading “What DO you have to be thankful for?”
You are not alone.
January 4th, I woke up way before my alarm (a very rare event for me). I immediately rolled over and started shaking William, "Wake up! Wake up! We're moving to Germany today!!!!", followed by loud pitch squeals. (Clearly, my attitude has changed since that day in June, all thanks to the Lord above.) We got to … Continue reading Best Fit
I just love the month of December. It's full and festive. It wraps up the year, yet preps for the next. It's the birth month of Christ. It's the midpoint of a school year. It's family and warm clothes and presents and cookies and lights and all things magical. (And it just so happens to be the month William and … Continue reading Very New Year
Preparing to move to Germany has had its challenges. But nothing has compared to saying goodbye to my first job. I was so relieved the day the students and their families finally knew about our plans to move. I felt weight literally fall off my shoulders as my secret was revealed. It really helped for the … Continue reading Passing the Baton