I leave for the airport in four and a half hours. I still have a few things to do, so I don't know if sleep is an option until I get on the plane. Probably not a good way to start this trip, but I'll definitely sleep on the plane! Everyone keeps asking me how I feel... nervous? scared? Those are everyone's first thoughts, but it's not at all how I feel. I feel really, really excited and a bit sad to say good-bye to awesome friends and family. Excited and sad. But I must admit more excited than sad. If you ask me in the morning as I'm saying good-bye to Pete and Linsey when they drop me off at the airport, I'll probably say more sad. Then again, I may be too tired to say anything.
I know this is exactly what I should be doing. I know I'm going where I've been called. I know it will be hard at times, but I also know it will be very fulfilling because it's the right thing. And I'm so thankful that God wants to use me for such an adventure. I feel very blessed in more ways than I can count (especially at this late hour).
So good-bye. I love you all! I'll write you from Kenya!