We had God’s blessing on us when we were looking to relocate 2.5 years ago – after a 28-year career in the Navy, we had to decide where to send our furniture for the final transfer to civilian life. As we thought and prayed, we realized that near family is best, and we wanted to stay near the water and our boat. Ruth’s father lives in Deale – the Maryland fishing village where we keep our boat. So we asked our marina owner’s daughter if they would keep an eye open for rental homes in Deale. She eagerly told us about this house her father owns that was coming vacant. Would we be interested? I looked at the house situated on the waterfront of Rockhold Creek and said “let me get back to you.” Ruth and I talked and prayed, and then jumped at the opportunity to live here.
We thank God every day for this wonderful place to live. And when we see a sunset like this over the water that silhouettes the boats against a fluorescent sky, our hearts rise in spontaneous praise and thanks. Here’s what I mean. . .