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Waiting on this place, Praising our KING

Well, rumor's are true: Tim and I are buying a home. We found just the right place for our needs and wants, and are now waiting to close on the property in the next couple of weeks. So, it is not finalized yet, and it is not OURS yet... but we are trusting in God for this to come through if that is His will for our family.

Guys, this place is SO great and really what we dream of. It's a foreclosure, and needs quite a bit of work, but is a newer home and we can't wait to get our Tim's hands dirty. :) He has some excellent strength, motivation, and skills. We're grateful for the community we have up here and around within family and friends that are willing to help us make this house a home. We'll be putting in flooring, cabinets and appliances as soon as we can after closing on the home. We may be living in a disheveled place for a little while, but are very much looking forward to putting these tough times on the memory block as "the way it used to be." We'll be able to look back on the before & after and see all the hard-earned rewards of working on our house together.

It is a great location for us to be, with acreage. PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM THIS BLESSING COMES.

Here are some pictures, so all of you who've been begging may see what we're getting ourselves into.





Comments

callimorgan said…
I love it!!!!! It looks beautiful! I can't wait to see more pics! Love you!
Anonymous said…
Wow Amy I am so excited for you and your family. Looks great! You must be excited to close and get in. We also had to live upside down for several months while we had work done on our place.

Emily Carlson said…
I didn't see wood paneling on the voting options. I think you'd be extremely amiss to forego such beauty!

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