Tuesday, 6 November 2007
Good News from A Far Country
Our son S, 5 years old - first day at school photo. He was a favourite photo subject for tourists from Japan - they were always wanting to take his photo - must've been the blond hair. (What do they say about future events casting their shadow?)
We have had some good news from overseas. (Funny, but I was born on the 25th of the month, and when I was younger I was told that the matching proverb and verse to the date of your birthday was often meaningful to your life. Well ... guess what Proverbs 25 v 25 says? 'As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.' I've always remembered that line, but have never had it proved in quite the same way as now.)
The news? S and E have announced their engagement. S is our son in Japan. We have yet to meet E - although we have seen her and talked to her by camera when we've Skype-d. She is very sweet. I am so pleased for them both and excited to have a future daughter-in-law from Japan.
Good news from a far country is a good thing!