Friday, September 9, 2016

Three Nights In A Row?


My eyes will be puffy, swollen and red rimmed forever. (Forever = the weekend.)

Tonight's reason?

I (we) (Drew and I) submitted an offer on a house and the deal fell through just before the midnight deadline.

I really loved that house. It was SO perfect and lovely and felt like home as soon as I walked through the front door. My brain knows that God has something else in mind, but my aching heart is a little bit broke. Mentally I'd moved in already.

I may not be emotionally strong enough the play the current version of the Real Estate Game. SO hard on the nerves.

Still praying for a God-sized miracle. But am willing to accept that my Plan A may have to be adjusted once God's Plan A is revealed. It probably involves India.

In the meantime, I'm eating/sobbing my way through a McCain Deep n Delicious Chocolate Cake.

Three things I'm thankful for:

1. Staff Fun Day today kept my mind occupied (somewhat) while I waited for news during the day.
2. Birthday dinner with friends tonight kept my my mind occupied (barely) while I waited for news all evening.
3. Texts from friends and kids at midnight when everything collapsed, assuring me that God has a better house in mind.

Birthday girl:


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