Friday, September 30, 2011

The List

Mow lawn: Check.

Clean bathrooms: Check

Change sheets: Check

Cook special dinner: Check

Prepare perfect outfit: Check

Re-organize and clean garage: Check

Make sure his car still starts: Check

Create welcome-home signs: Check


That’s right, my Soldier is coming home! It won’t be long now till he’s in my arms again. I can’t wait. And neither can the boys; they insisted we find their “Merican” flags to wave when we see him.

I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll tell you it’s true: these long separations are always so hard, but the homecomings are always so sweet. Thank you, Lord, for joyful anticipation to carry us through the struggle of being apart.


Alicia said...

Ooooo so exciting!!! I bet it was so motivating to get things done today knowing what is in store!

Callie Nicole said...

So happy for you! That's exciting!

Rachael said...

Yay! So happy for all of you!!! I can't imagine how hard it is being away from each other than long. Joe hasn't been home for dinner all week and I was complaining (in my head) about it...then I read your post and thought, I have nothing to complain about. Rejoicing in the fact that you all are together again!!!!

Tettelestai said...

wow, he is coming home already?? no kidding. i am glad for you and good call with a special outfit!!! yay for you!!! i hope it went well for you!!

Grace said...

Awesome! Happy for you and your family!


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