More thankfulness post-its from China

216.  journals
217. the start of a new week
218.  surprise cookies (not a rock!) and encouragement from Mel!
219. the enthusiasm and friendliness of the freshmen
220.  weekly lunch dates with Bridge
221.  functional plumbing
222.  friendship
223.  the Aupperlees ^_^
224.  the meat market and the incredible jiaozi
225.  lesson planning with Mel
226.  the music of Heath McNease
227.  silk
228.  Romans 5:8 ~ But God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
229.  waking up to a beautiful day
230.  everyone being back from CBS!
231.  Psalm 25:10 ~ All the paths of Yahweh are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.
232.  experimental dinners with Mel that turn out delicious
233.  Revelation 4:8 ~ Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come.
234.  lunch with Yetta and a taste of home-cooked food from Dalian
235.  Mel baking an amazing apple pie for Canadian Thanksgiving
236.  the beauty of JingYueTan
237.  the breath-taking beauty of creation
238.  Job 38:17 ~ Have the gates of death been revealed to you, or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?
239. advice and honesty
240.  years of keeping the quote book
241.  delicious soup
242.  2 Chronicles 16:9 ~ For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward Him...
243.  tomato soup
244.  cocoa and peanut butter
245.  brunch with Changchun + Taiyuan + Harbin
246.  Psalm 117:2 ~ For great is His steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.
247.  pictures and videos
248.  Chandler making it back in time to go to CBS
249.  Andrew Kemp
250.  Merlin
251.  the Taiyuan girls getting here safely!
252.  safety in traveling
253.  IKEA
254.  music from Baidu
255.  Becky and Jon getting married
256.  Van Canto
257.  mooncakes!
258.  plans for May holiday

Comments

  1. There's nothing like happy notes from places that are in the past, is there?

    I don't know if you read this already, but I thought of you today and thought you might identify even more now than you always did all those years I was working through this stuff:

    http://bryanajohnson.com/2014/05/07/on-homesickness-a-letter-to-my-children/

    And I put in something about airports too. I thought it might make you smile :).

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