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Protecting Saturdays

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When we moved back to China we decided to put a few Adams family rules in place; the first was to try and protect our Saturdays for each other and for Summer. It was our aim to take these 24 hours to slow down and catch up with each other as a family of three.

In China, this always meant Phil’s pancakes, cups of tea, a sermon and a walk up a mountain or a boat ride along our border, there usually was some sort of sushi in there too! And I kind of loved the spontaneity of those mornings. So this week we decided to take a drive in Ireland, the whole car thing is still a bit of novelty and to find wheaten bread and homemade soup along the way…welllllllll it was lovely.

These past few weeks have been difficult. Building upon the past, thinking of distant friends, praying for the future and trying to enjoy the present. We know God has us here for a purpose and we’re constantly seeking out what that is and what that looks like.

Of course little Miss Summer has been our constant smiler and reminder of how blessed we are…here she is, all 29 weeks in her first swing, having an absolute ball! Such a precious gift.

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights… James 1:17

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For him

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Today marks three years of marriage and my has it been a crazy three years…

…we made home in China, we traveled, we began to learn a language, we had a baby, we taught but mostly we learnt. I can’t imagine a better 3 years. It has been good to look back and remind myself of all the adventures, the trials, the laughs and the tears that we have shared together. Although there have been many changes around us, our marriage has been constant and for that I am thankful.

So tomorrow night we plan to celebrate over dinner and clink our glasses in Singapore…

Happy Anniversary Phil xx

p.s Some thoughts on marriage here and a post from last year here.

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