Lessons learned so far: my ‘crazy’ idea of living in a camper traveling the country, check! Trial space run, very doable! Children spending every minute less then 20 feet away from each other at any given moment, check! Need to work out a system for personal space. And the fighting issue. Apparently incredibly close quarters leads to exponentially more discord. Cooking with minimum appliances and food. Hrm, mostly check. Cant seem to get past that pesky refrigeration thing. And the ‘everything-made-from-scratch-everymeal-because-I-don’t-have-mason-jars-to-premake-the-mixes-so-I-end-up-purchasing-the-night-before-or-we-don’t-eat-breakfast-until-brunch-time. (ha! How’s that for ‘most uses of a hyphen in a sentence’!) Eh, we will mark that as mostly check, needs improvement. Seven people using one bathroom, check. We have actually been doing this for s few years, only we have graduated to a smaller bathroom. Few possessions, check. Actually most of what I brought toy/entertainment for the children had not even been touched.
What a learning experience this has been in just the few short weeks we have been here. My shortfalls are glaringly obvious to myself, some of them to others. Yet, God is good, He has a plan for us, for this. To use this for His Glory. So I will sing His praises, even when I don’t understand.