The boxes are unpacked. The pictures are hung. Life goes on in this new state of "normal". Cross country moves have a way of turning things upside down, sideways and every which way.
I know we are suppose to be here. The LORD made it abundantly clear in many ways and I don't doubt him or his plan. Here's the completely transparent part - my heart doesn't want to be here. There...I said it. His plan is perfect for each of us, but right now it looks NOTHING like my plans. Yes, I'm selfish. My plans would have had us still enjoying life (and the accompanying WARM weather) of Texas. I thought we would raise our kids and grow old enjoying life in the South. Moving was never on my radar. I was home...and apparently a bit too comfortable.
A friend encouraged me this past week with this text. "Don't struggle. Just wait for your feelings to catch up with our obedience."
That nailed it for me! We picked up and moved in obedience to his will, but my heart hasn't had time to process it all or begin to find joy in this new chapter. I know it's there. I know it will come, but in the meantime I'm holding on to his promises knowing his plans are for our good and for his glory.
I'm working on being thankful for today, regardless of what my zip code may be.