Over the past 6 months we sold our home, rented a townhouse, bought a new home and moved twice. On top of all that I resigned my position as the Executive Director of Family Resource & Counseling Centers and took a new job as the Director of Small Groups and Marriage Ministry at Worship Center.
To say the least there has been tremendous changes in our lives. Over that time I’ve learned a few very important marriage lessons.
I CAN Do It
The new house we bought was a 1950’s fixer upper. I know there are some guys out there that seem to be able to build and fix anything; I am not one of them. I was not born with the handyman gene. Our home prior to this was brand new, so it didn’t really need much work.
The list of projects for this house was long: plumbing, electrical, framing, drywall, and redoing our whole kitchen. I watched a lot of YouTube videos, I asked friends for help, and tackled each project one at a time. It seemed daunting, it was exhausting but after all the work is done it is very satisfying!
There is something to be said about working on your own home. It is rewarding, and gives a great sense of accomplishment.
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