To say this year has been a whirlwind of an adventure would be an understatement. For those that missed our move – we moved to Haiti full-time in July! We didn’t really have any plans to move here or anywhere for that matter. We loved our jobs and life in California but God presented an opportunity for us to live and work in Haiti and away we went! It wasn’t actually that simple as we had to sell our home, prepare to leave our jobs at St. Paul’s (and through God’s perfect provision, became church supported missionaries for our home church!), sell or get rid of most of our stuff, fundraise, pack up a vehicle, sell another vehicle, and prepare our sweet old dog, Kooper, to move to another country.
We know that had we sat and planned out this move, it would have never gone this smoothly. We applied for jobs at God’s Littlest Angels a couple of weeks after Ingrid returned from there in March and thought it was a completed act of obedience. Little did we know, we’d be offered the job in the beginning of April and would move here at the start of July – phew, what a whirlwind.
We agreed that it was as if God had listened into all of our dreams and ideas and created jobs that fit all of it – so amazing! Life here isn’t without it’s challenges – it’s a developing country that lacks a stable government (and has been without a president for awhile now) and we miss our sweet friends in California a whole bunch! However, on the challenging days, we can’t help but look back at the way God made a clear and obvious way for us to get here. We know without a doubt, that this is where he wants us right now. We are humbled by the opportunity to serve here and look forward to sharing more about our life and adventures as expats.