April 13, 2009

"Change Will Come As Surely As the Seasons and Twice as Quick"


I hope you all had a wonderful Resurrection Sunday yesterday. We sure did. Some good friends of ours, whom we haven't seen in over a year, joined us for the day. We went to church and heard a wonderful sermon from our pastor. Sitting out in the open air of our church's courtyard somehow enhanced the feel of the day and made it extra special. :) Especially since the weather cooperated and the day was perfect.

He is risen! He is risen indeed!

Today was another beautiful day, quiet and peaceful. We took Caleb to the lake this afternoon and watched some ducks fight while he threw rocks in the water. Today was nice, relaxing, restful. But something tells me these days will soon be over.

Jason's interview went very well last week; thanks to all of you for praying!! He has another interview this Friday, and there's a good chance he'll get the job. We are very excited; the Lord at last is opening a door for us just as we prayed He would.

But even though this is good news, it also heralds more change. Jason's been out of work for nearly two months now; we've grown accustomed to having him home all the time. Once he starts a new job, that will change. I'll go back to solo-parenting during the week. I won't be able to leave the house whenever I want. Caleb will miss his daddy.

*Sigh* I'm not very good at change. Even when it's necessary, even when I see it coming and rejoice because it is coming. I'm still not very good at change.

I like having my husband home. :)

But change is good, even when it's uncomfortable and inconvenient. Maybe especially then. Without it, life would be unbearably boring. And I would never grow.

Yes, change is good. Having money in the bank is good, too. ;) I knew my husband wouldn't stay unemployed forever; I never wanted him to, either. But there's always a bittersweet moment when you come home from a wonderful vacation and realize it's over. I welcome Jason going back to work even as I sigh for these lazy, quiet days that will come a little less frequently.


LeAnna said...

Oh, I hear ya. I get used to having Brandon around the house some days and when it's time for him to to go back out into the real world and work, I won't deny it, I pout. ;)

But, we ought to be thankful we have hubbies that are hard workers.

So glad to hear you all are doing well. Savor those wonderful lazy days!

Natalie Jackson said...

Amen. It is hard having Shawn working, but I am thankful that he has a job.