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When my Air Force husband David received orders for our family to move to the desert Southwest, I was less than thrilled. This deciduous tree loving girl had no desire to call any place void of moisture home.
I spent my fair share of time sulking over it, too.
Eventually, I uncrossed my arms and smiled bravely for the trek west. After all, moving and the military go hand in hand, and you rarely get a say in where home is. When I struggle to accept this, the best course of action is behaving my heart into the right place rather than waiting for the good feelings to show up first.
While I still had my share of teary moments, I did eventually learn to call the desert home. Read the rest of my story here?
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