To conclude our story…
What a thrill it was to sit across the settlement table from Brian and Kristin and transfer ownership of the home we’ve lived in for twenty-two years to them. Now, our grandsons will eat cereal in the kitchen, wrestle with their daddy in the living room, play swords in the basement, and sleep in the bedrooms of the very home that our children grew up in. This house will scarcely be able to hold all the wonderful memories!
Then yesterday, we had the joy of sitting on the same side of the settlement table as Mike and Janelle and purchase a home together. While our children have expressed much gratitude to us, we’ve told them that no one is happier than we are.
As I consider the past ten years, how grateful I am that God kept us from moving until now. If we had moved at any other time, I doubt we would be in a position to serve two of our four children in this season of their lives. As missionary Gladys Aylward once said, “God you knew what you were doing!”