By the time you are reading this, I have returned to Japan. Many things have changed since we departed for our furlough the end of April 2019. Favorite restaurants have closed. Favorite shopping places have closed. Even a favorite shipping company that we used to ship items from the USA has closed. Foods and toiletries that we previously shipped to Japan are no longer able to be shipped due to changing custom regulations. Some responsibilities are no longer mine, while new ones are being added. In some regards, it is like starting over.
I don’t like change very much. I often wish things could just stay the way they are, but in the world that we live in, it will never be. I’ve shared here before, but maybe you need to be reminded too. What a great comfort to know that there is ONE who never changes!
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever.”
“For I am the LORD, I change not;”
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”
“Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands. They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.”