5.01.2011

our new home.

Want to know a secret?

We have moved.
This is our new home.
We have made the switch from city dwellers to country folk.
We went from a tiny, noisy, cozy one bedroom city apartment to a beautiful country home on a little farm.
We have a John Deere tractor, a red barn, horses to look at, and lovely neighbors.
Life is changing.


I have been thinking a lot about change lately.
You know the saying, "There is nothing as constant as change."
I am beginning to understand that the older I get the truer I am finding that it becomes.
I remember growing up and having expectations for what my life might be like. I had goals and plans and thoughts as to what I would do.
I am realizing that the only expectation we should have is to be happy.  Rather to make happiness for ourselves.  Life is never really how you expect it to be.  The surprises make it exhilarating but we should always prepare ourselves against the storms of life.  We should guard ourselves with the assurance of knowing who we are and Who's we are.


We are going through a storm right now.  
We are trying to be there for our family in a time of need and we hope that we can bring joy in to this new home.  We will be living with my mother for some time and it will be a positive thing for us all.

"oh, hey there mister murphy."

our new roomie :)


19 comments:

Lissa Chandler said...

your paragraph about change made me tear up a little. i hope everything has gone smoothly with the move!

slaphappy1225 said...

so many memories! i love your house:)) i remember honey and bowser always greeting us as we got out of the car:) i remember the wonderful get togethers,whether large or intimate, that we would have all over your house! i love you!!!!
ashley

sydney b. said...

oh my goodness your house is adorable! love it! have so much fun in your new place

Jessica said...

your house is the most adorable, picture perfect, romantic house ever! I love love love it. so exciting and congrats on your new home :)

Jessica said...

I would just like to add to my previous comment an explanation for why I am overly obsessed with your house.. I come from the suburbs where the differences between houses are 1 or 2 story and pink or red brick. so your unique house is very refreshing :)

Brooke said...

oh my goodness that's your house? It's gorgeous and exactly the kind I want someday :D CONGRATS!

kylee said...

what a lovely new house! so happy for you guys! change is hard but oh so good.

Lindsey said...

CONGRATS!! It's picture perfect!!!

Megan Darling said...

Oh my gosh, that house is honestly one of the cutest I've ever seen! Congratulations!

Courtney B said...

CUTE house! I can only imagine the change you're experiencing, city to country :) How fun and exciting and crazy! And your mamma is lucky to have you two for roommates :)

Rachael said...

Beautiful house! I love it! And I love the country!
Hopefully you're not too far from the city though.

Jennifer said...

aw. your house is so cute...just the kind i've always dreamed of us having one day too. by the way, my hubby plays, i sing, and we love too :)

lovin' your little blog cute lady!

Portraying Taylor Ashley said...

oh my gosh!! so cute and so exciting !! seriously the best way to live [:[:!!

the southern hostess said...

I'm so excited for you! Everything looks lovely.

The Mister and The Missus said...

That looks like the sweetest country house I've ever seen! Good luck!

Autumn said...

your new home is beautiful. hope everything is going okay with all of the storms. it's hard to complain about cold weather when everything is crazy in the south...

Amylou said...

what a lovely home! Congrats to you both!

monster cakes said...

Good luck and I hope the storm passes soon! I miss the country, and I have a feeling the peace and quiet may be good for your hearts. : )

Jenni @ Story of My Life said...

SO SO happy for you two and your new home!! It's beautiful... what a very exciting time in your life! :)

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