Our First Week in TX

After a few days of driving west and south, we arrived in Texas and stayed with my parents for a couple days until the moving truck arrived and we got the keys to the new house. This week was our first full week in Texas and there has been a lot to adjust to!

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The house we are renting is wonderful. It has a lot of qualities we had on our wish list, like an open floor plan for lots of entertaining. It’s one level which is great because I didn’t want to be too far away from the boys’ bedrooms. We are thankful for it!

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On Sunday we met with our sponsoring church, Covenant Community. We also met with our missional community group. It’s fun meeting new people and plugging into doing life with them.

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Lee spent most of the week in class for his insurance exam tomorrow, so the boys and I spent about half our days unpacking and the other half exploring. We have a nice park near the house and a Sonic! We can’t ask for much more than that.

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IMG_0758In other news, it’s Special Needs Parents Appreciation month, a time to say thank you to so many parents who may never hear those words from the kids they love and work so hard to care for each day. I would sure appreciate your prayers as I oversee the website, social media accounts, and finish up an ebook we are giving away on Not Alone. (When I came up with the idea, I thought August would be the perfect month, not knowing we would be moving to Texas!)

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I’m Sandra Peoples. I’m a pastor’s wife and a special-needs mom. But to be honest, those descriptions weren’t my plan A. Click here to learn more about my journey.