Friday, October 14, 2011

It's that time of year

Seven years in Russia! That's what mid-October means to me.

It makes me feel old, of course. 10 years ago I was in college! The pre-Russia memories are fading.

Most importantly, there are the prayers God answered that seemed unanswerable back then. Would I ever feel at home? Would I ever be able to discuss my favorite topics in Russian? Would I ever have friends? God answered my questions and provided for needs I wasn't even aware of.

If I'd known about the challenges I would face, would I have chosen differently? What if I had known about the blessings I would receive? Interesting to think about, but futile, of course. God fills in the gaps in His own timing.

And I'm looking forward to seeing what new pieces are going to be filled in, by the time October rolls around again.

1 comment:

  1. I am so glad you've been blogging about it.... It has been wonderful to re, even in a small way, in all the good and interesting and grace-filled moments.


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