Saturday, March 29, 2014

Traveler Wife ending in 0

...In 0 days.
Pretty much that means today; Today I stop being a Traveler Wife because finally after 18 months of waiting on Canadian Immigration and 21 months of being in a long distance marriage, I finally get to be with Mr Punch.

While we waited, Sunday Morning Selfies became a thing for us
You see, I am not entirely sure about how I feel right now, okay I should explain that.

You know how when you have waited for something for so long and then it comes and you just have this feeling of exhaustion? Like you are almost getting into the phase of "Hey it's about time!" instead of the grateful phase of "Thank God"?

Yeah, I feel I am border line of that.

It's been such a stressful wait and now I almost don't know how to celebrate this goodness of God in my life. I am here asking God to give me strength to rejoice. It may sound weird to you but really strength is required to rejoice and be grateful. I keep remembering this scripture;

Isiah 41:30:
But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength.
They will soar high on wings like eagles.
They will run and not grow weary.
They will walk and not faint.

And it's funny how I held on to this scripture through out this wait because there were number of times I wanted to just give up, those times where I'm like "Okay God I'm tired", then I remember this scripture which found away to renew my strength which was needed in this waiting period. So this was the perfect "waiting scripture".

More Sunday Morning Selfies...hey, that's the only time we were together all dressed up, so it just made sense :)
Now it is interesting/weird how today I feel this is scripture is no longer about strength to wait but strength to rejoice, be thankful and be grateful. Strength to be able to update my Facebook status for the past 2 days with "Traveler Wife ending in 2..." and strength to be able to even put this post up.

While I gather my strength to thank God that this long and challenging phase for Mr Punch and I is over, can I ask you to do the same? Say a prayer of thanksgiving on our behalf and also for this new phase we are about to get started (This is my excuse to hold on to the "Newlywed" word)

You guessed right, another Sunday Morning Selfie
Thank you for being there for this Traveler Couple in all the random ways (sharing this blog, leaving comments of encouragement and even just keeping up with my journey), I truly appreciate you!

Toronto here I come :)


  1. Awwww! Thank God! This is so lovely! Happy Married Life all over again :-)
    May your home be happy and blessed. God is good! You both look beautiful together and so the selfies were not even enough! lol xx

    1. Hahhahh I know right...somehow I couldnt find all the selfies taken. lol. Thanks love :)

  2. Awwww I'm so excited for you guys!!!

  3. Awesome blessing. God is faithful. May you find the strength to rejoice and be fulfilled in Jesus Name.

    1. Amen! Thanks for that prayer HF.

  4. Aww congrats! First time on your blog :) but you both can take selfie for the world though! Really cute

    1. Awww thanks Cassandra! Hope you visit again :)

  5. awwwwww! You changed all your IDs! I have been looking for you o! Congrats! So happy for you! We need to catch up.