I did very little today. Read some, went on a walk by myself, booked
a rental car and a hostel, went on a walk to a park with Ava & Nate
(Jason & Amy's oldest two kids).
Amy & Jason had friends over for dinner...a couple with their sons &
nephews from church. I really enjoyed getting to know them and to be
able to join in the conversation.
Finished packing- I am taking my backpack filled with my tent, hiking
poles, sleeping pad, sleeping bag and my small amount of toiletries.
I also have a small suitcase with a more warm clothes than I
originally planned to take(thanks Amy!) and a bag of food and snacks
that I hope I can keep once I get to New Zealand.
On my walk this morning I spent a lot of time thinking & praying about
what it means to be human and to constantly long for more. We aren't
easily satisfied or content...and I so long to be content. It is a
humbling place to be- travelling for an entire month or hiking for 6
months...or all the other things I have seen and experienced and still
feel like I want more.
I pray for you.
I am praying for me too.