Now, onto other things.....
#1's mission call should arrive next week. We are so looking forward to this and can't help but try to guess where it will be. Seriously, who doesn't do this?
Considering that we have friends in so many places in the United States, she should be among friends no matter where she goes. Very excited to find out where this will be. She has stated that she doesn't care where. She will be happy to serve wherever.
Earning money for this experience has been miraculous. There have been money making opportunities for her around every corner. They have been nothing that I pictured for her. To be honest, I envisioned her coming home and immediately finding a full-time job that would keep her out and working every day.
What I had really hoped for her was that she would come home and have experiences with serving others who needed her. I hoped that these experiences would help her prepare for what lies ahead.
The funny thing is that many of the jobs that have come her way have included some element of service, but she's also been able to be home for many hours of the day--a wonderful tender mercy for me. Not only has she been sweet company for me (something I will cherish after she's gone), but she's been able to serve here at home too. She has jumped in and stepped up, and that has been yet another tender mercy; something I totally didn't expect.
I can't help but believe/know that He's FULLY behind this. He's got her back...and mine.