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Anyone Want a House?

Remember this? Oh yeah. The house that we still own in Minnesota.

Thankfully it has been rented out the majority of the time since we have moved. Unfortunately, it looks like our renters are moving out the end of this month. So, we are back to the same old stresses of last summer.

During the time it was rented, I sort of forgot about it. I got comfortable. I became self-reliant. What can I do? How can I make this situation better? And now I am a overwhelmed with the enormity of owning a home in a different country, wondering how on earth we are going to make our mortgage payments in a few months. I am pleading with God to bring the people to town who will buy this house and bring them soon. Like today.

I sound like broken record. I am relearning the same lessons I learned last summer. I have more to learn about this whole trust thing.

Prayers are appreciated as we learn to trust that God's plan is perfect in this. And if you happen to know of someone who would like to buy a house in Edgerton, send them our way.

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