Good news and big life changes don’t always happen all at once. Quite often they come at us the way a difficult road has to be driven, with caution around curves and a slight hesitation as we crest the hills, not quite knowing what’s on the other side.
Tonight we ate dinner on the deck for the first time this season, opening a bottle of wine and sharing a quiet toast with cautious optimism, trusting that information received today, while not yet completely worthy of jubilation, will soon be cause for great happiness and triumph.
Most certainly followed by yet another round of cardboard boxes and moving vans. When I officially joined our local church a few months ago something told me it was just a little too soon….