Does Paul have a job lined up?” Nope.
There’s a story in the gospel of Matthew 14:25-29 where Peter and the disciples of Jesus are in a boat being rocked by a storm. As the days draw closer to pack our belongings into cardboard boxes, this story rings true to my heart.
Friends who know us well, know my husband and I have felt drawn to the south for years. From the very first time I boarded a plane and landed in Charlotte, North Carolina, I felt at home. Strange. Yet, comfortable. A few years later, my plane landed in northern Florida. Again, I felt at home. Maybe it was the warmth of the people. Or, maybe it was the warmth of the buttery biscuits. Either way, I desired more of it.
Californians live in a heavenly climate. They were more than helpful to warn us about the humidity and sun-scorching summers in Tennessee. Wanting to feel every sticky, uncomfortable element of a southern summer, we decided to drive there instead of flying.