Your mind is forced to adapt to foreign surroundings or live outside of a mental paradise.
Service is required from the whole entire family and that means services, products, and goods that you may be accustomed to get stripped away. It’s an adjustment for all, beyond materialism.
A life of the same friends, the same school system for your children, Sunday dinner with family, and having the same church family, doesn’t coincide with a life of service to America.
When you hear you’re so lucky you get to live in paradise, I think quietly in my head, paradise is inside the mind. Circumstances don’t dictate your level of living.
I believe it is okay to get angry, mourn and miss certain things that make our individual lives
beat, but keeping our minds wrapped around what we can’t have doesn’t provide nourishment
for our souls. Maybe some people, really don’t want to live in paradise, so they keep their thoughts
focused on a garden full of weeds.
Step out, get out to the realm of the unknown.
You might just find more than a day in paradise.