Saturday, July 24, 2010

What defines failure and success?


As of my last post there were so many question marks still in our lives. I'm happy and sad to report that change has blasted into our lives this week! Ummm, yeah, crazy how life puts you on hold for so long and then BAM!

Yes, you read it correct, in just this past week; The couple unit is officially no more (not saying the word).... I began a new kitchen design job for a company other than the one I owned  for the past eight years, AND the home we're currently in has been signed off on and sold.

Now the mad search is in full speed ahead mode for a new abode. It's all so freakin scary, exciting and wicked sad. The logistics will be a living nightmare, but God is good, and we've had struggles before and will easily get through this final stage.

Ethiopia is coming back stronger and stronger in my mind. The closer I get to the end of this chapter, the closer I get to wanting to dive into what my passion is... what I feel motivated by, what I feel God wants me to do, to serve others. It's just going to take a lot longer to get that on the plate than I thought. Which I've come to terms with. The need will be there even if it's two years before I can put my body and mind around getting back there or doing something here....

One things that breaks my heart is the fact that I've basically left the blogging community that was so powerful to me for so long. I've stopped reading the daily updates, and frankly don't know what is going on in most lives of the people I fell in love with during our adoption process. It is one of my goals (at some point) to reconnect and become part of the blogging family once again. It was such a source of wisdom, strength, and faith for me. We all helped each other along the way. And I miss seeing all the families I came to love along with all the beautiful children as well.

One thing we can always count on in life is constant CHANGE - and as scary as it can be, you have to stand up and not just "take" it, but say;  "I WILL do this... and I WILL be better from it".

10 comments:

  1. you are invited to follow my blog

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  2. I will add you to my new blog roll since you are back blogging. Will be thinking of you and the kiddos during all of this change. I have a challenge for you...

    Challenge: Blog every day for just a few minutes to say anything...superficial or profound to help you get back into the blog community & read at least 2 blog posts of your 'ol blog friends a day.

    Total of 15 minutes each day and you'll have that sense of community back. We are here for you!

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  3. Oh yeah, will you update my new blog to your blogroll? The Easties & Co is no more. I am now http://www.eastiopians.wordpress.com

    Hugs!

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  4. Theresa - I will do it now - and that is a GREAT suggestion to get me back into it! I will do that! Thank you!!!

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  5. thinking of you! this must be a tough time!

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  6. You're back! :) You have a lot on your plate, so I understand not being so into blogging right now. You'll get back to it...looking forward to what's ahead for you!

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  7. How funny....I started again too! I was looking through the list of blogs that I used to follow to get an idea for a new template and saw your new post!!! Happy blogging.....

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  8. hi girl,
    I think of you often :) I know you moved away but how about book store sometimes:)

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  9. Glad to see you blogging again. Praying for you friend. I can't imagine the crazy you've had lately. (((HUGS)))

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  10. Sorry for your pain. Grateful you have the future and God to hold onto. I too am adding you to my blogroll! Now your in deep!

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