Our gracie easy and simple ways to make money is 18 – lizeven

Time…the days are long but the years are short. People say that to you and you just nod and easy and simple ways to make money think oh that’s not me. I take in every minute even the bad ones. Every second I will enjoy and love and you do, BUT literally they go by in a flash. As I was going through pictures yesterday because I was easy and simple ways to make money looking for a certain box that had gone misplaced (imagine that in an international move) and I had about 8 boxes that I hadn’t made it through yet. And oh the flood of memories. Baby blankets, kindergarten papers, baby books. You name it, I found it. And why someone keeps like 20 2T dresses I have easy and simple ways to make money no idea. It’s because they are so cute at 2. Ridiculous but cute.

So, my emotions are on edge anyway and as I am easy and simple ways to make money making her 3…yes 3 FB post about being 18 because you can easy and simple ways to make money only put 30 pics per post. If nothing my family can say their lives have been easy and simple ways to make money memorialized in photos. I just could believe. All the change but all the same. Her beauty, her smile, the gleam in her eye when she and rebekah and easy and simple ways to make money josh get together, love face of love and peace when she’s with her best friend cousins.

A side note word of advice, make your nieces and nephews be best friends. Or if your far away from family find a ‘framily’. Our were the swanepoel’s and they were just as loud and loving as easy and simple ways to make money our family back home. And their kids became our kids’ cousins ana best friends. It’s hard to explain when you are thousands of miles easy and simple ways to make money away from your best friend cousins because our kids were easy and simple ways to make money and are best friends. But you need everyday friends and family. So intentionally set out and find that for you and easy and simple ways to make money your kids. For many of you it’s church but many of you say no way, I don’t do church or I have been hurt by the easy and simple ways to make money church. I would challenge you that church is a set of easy and simple ways to make money people living forgiven in christ, not perfect people but that’s where you can find the relationships that last the easy and simple ways to make money test of tome and distance.

To be a missionary kid or third culture kid. You see kids don’t choose this, their parents do. So, we as parent pray and pray hard that they 1. Don’t hate us down the road some day 2. Love the culture and country/continent that god has placed us 3. Find ever lasting friends. It takes strength, courage, and determination. It’s not easy. I think of all our high school graduates. And it’s the same but different. Many are within driving distance home and it’s the same american culture.

So as I think back from grace at 7 til easy and simple ways to make money now at 18. Much is the same. She is loud and feisty. Some of you this side haven’t seen that yet. But it’s there. She loves fiercely. She knows what she believes and will fight for it. She loves antiques. Old things like dish towels and doilies and good old easy and simple ways to make money levi, like 1980s. Not old to some of us but none the less. She knows herself and her maker. She loves babies and little ones. If there is a crowd, you will find her there. If we were at a visiting church, or our plant church or had a team in that easy and simple ways to make money had a bible club we were helping with…she was with the little ones. Her creative talent has no end. It’s amazing.

Many of you may not know she will be attending easy and simple ways to make money the aveda institute. There she will learn hair cutting, coloring, facials and a few other things I am not sure easy and simple ways to make money of mostly because she’s taken care of the whole process. Traditional school is not for her. At least not now. She loves to learn just not traditionally. She’s driven, scheduled and can set a task to be done and easy and simple ways to make money it’s done. Which seems that incredibly gifted in artist ability doesn’t oftentimes go with driven and organized. But this is gracie.

She has moved back from her home she grew up easy and simple ways to make money and loved. If your still with me I would encourage you to easy and simple ways to make money good third culture kids. She has found it tough. We all have. 17 year old girls are necessarily mean they just already easy and simple ways to make money have their friend group and adding one to it is easy and simple ways to make money just hard. So in many ways i am thankful for the time easy and simple ways to make money we have together. She and I. Her had and her. The lord brought her friends at just the right time easy and simple ways to make money and I am ever grateful. It’s made the last year easier. Not easy but easier.

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