Curled up on my parent’s couch, I wonder if I’ve come full circle. I’ve sat on this couch for years – watching Saturday morning cartoons with my siblings, stretching out to do homework, chatting with friends and family. I celebrated the monumental and the trivial in this living room. I mourned the loss of precious people in this living room. I grew physically, emotionally, and spiritually in this living room. I lived in this space with people I love.
It seems fitting that I would spend my last night living in this house sleeping on the couch. Husband is on a twin in my old bedroom. Most of our possessions were loaded onto a moving van this morning, the remainder packed tightly into Blueberry for our three day trek to Idaho.
This couch is a period, the punctuation concluding a fantastic chapter in my story. Since my life is such a page turner (or so i’d like to think), i’m anxious to read what’s next. A year ago, 6 months ago, heck, 2 months ago, I would not have guessed Idaho was part of the next chapter for me and Tim.
God has proven a trustworthy author thus far, so, in faith, the pages continue to turn. A new chapter for Team Gardner begins tomorrow morning!
Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it’s the Lord’s purpose that prevails.