Showing posts from November, 2013

Two Months in New Jersey!

As I sit here writing, there is a fire going in the fireplace, a football game on TV, a Christmas tree lit and glowing, and a family, busily going about their evening of cleaning, studying and relaxing. I look around at this home and this family that has so graciously opened up to me, and I can't help but be overcome with thankfulness. New Jersey has not been without its challenges, but looking at the bigger picture, its unbelievable what God has done.

Almost immediately upon my arriving to this home, I felt accepted and grafted in. Caroline and Alex have made me feel so welcomed. They have become my family. We have sat and talked about things ranging from  the spiritual to finances. They have given me advice and exhortation when it has been needed. They have fed me, housed me, laughed with me and accepted me. Through them, the Lord has given me a taste of what a family that is serving the Lord looks like. There are so many things I could say about them, but it wouldn't do it …