Monday, August 8, 2011
A Reason to Celebrate
This picture is of the amazing team of friends that came to help us move out of our house just over a week ago. Without them, our move, our home, our lives, would have been lacking. They are a reason to celebrate today! Amidst tears, hugs, and promises of meeting again in the future, last Saturday morning was an emotional culmination of our past year living in our little country town in southern Thailand.
We miss them all so much that it is sometimes a bit painful to reminisce. Though, the most meaningful goodbyes are made even "better" because you have something to mourn over; deep relationship, seasons of joy, sadness, trials and pain, "life on life." What a blessing to miss people rather than look forward to leaving them! We get excited for the future even though we honestly don't know when we'll return for a visit. We have Heaven to look forward to - and that lasts much longer than this momentary life.