Wednesday, September 3, 2003
"Gotta Live, Gotta Live, Gotta Live / In Our Town"*
For those of you who don't already know, we have decided to move back to Monroe, LA, where I will be working at Kinko's and studying at the university. We had been planning to move back in December or January, but within the last week or so, our plans were moved up. I start work there in early October, so we have a lot to do in the next few weeks (hence my recent bet-hedging on posting frequency).
In his letter to the Romans, Paul wrote, "Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep." In this transition of ours, there's cause for both - ie, you can rejoice with us and weep with my mother. No, seriously, we are very sad about leaving our family and friends in Moscow. But of course, because we are in Christ, rejoicing predominates - even for my mother. And, since Hollie and I love home and greatly miss our family and friends there, we are naturally very happy.
* If you can't quite place the source of the title, it's from a song on Live's album, Throwing Copper (which, incidentally, ranked #9 in Toby's Top 10 Things of the Summer - right after a book by NT Wright, no less).
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