Friday, November 6, 2009
An Empty Shampoo Bottle
It might not mean that much to you, an empty shampoo bottle. To me, it’s a sweet comfort. A little reminder that we’ve been in ONE place for three and a half months now.
Before we arrived to the Chaco of Paraguay, we had lived in five different locations in the course of 14 months. Most of those places kept with them a partially used shampoo bottle, evidence that we had passed through.
Don’t feel sorry for me though. While I would PREFER to live in the same house for the rest of my life, it’s not an all consuming desire like it used to be. Now I know that my Home travels with me, or I should say, I travel with Him.
Still, I thank God for the small comforts He offers me in my flawed humanity, things like squeezing that last little bit of shampoo out for one more wash.
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