Today marks 6 months in Ukraine. Happy Anniversary to us! YAY!
The past 6 months have flown by, yet so much has happened and so much in life has changed in that time that I can hardly believe we’ve only been here for 6 months. Crazy.
My heart is so full right now as I look back at all God has done, and as I look at what He is doing right now. I think about the ones who helped send us here, and continue to send us and I am overwhelmed with love. All our friends, family, and supporters that are so far away- we love you so so much. We cherish every email, every Skype/Facetime date, every Viber message, every Facebook message, every postcard more than we can even express. THANK YOU for your continued prayer and encouragement. It is necessary and such an enormous blessing to us. We know we aren’t “out of sight out of mind” and that means a lot to us. 🙂
Then I think about all our wonderful friends here in our new home and I get all gushy and teary-eyed again. How is it that we can be so blessed?? I’ve decided that we are just stinkin’ spoiled rotten. Our Ukrainian friends love us and our children so very well. Our lives are so much richer because of your presence in our lives. THANK YOU for loving us despite our toddler vocabulary. You are too good to us. We love you!
Okay, I’m done with my speech now. I could say so much more, but it’ll get all mushy and you all don’t want to read that. Let’s just say, God s good and saying YES is worth it.
Annnnnnd for your viewing pleasure, here are some of my favorite pics of the past few weeks, just because I can. 🙂
I can’t wait to see what the next 6 months hold. Woohoo!
Love reading your emails, loved my recent visit to Zhitomir, the hospitality of the people, the greenery, the traditional food, eating out cheaply, etc. I wonder if you need a helper, a local man, speaks fluent English? Please let me know. Thanks.
Parents always find the cool things to do. It is because parents are kids at heart.