It is easy to romanticize life overseas for those who have yet to live that life. And it is easy to romanticize life in your passport country when you are living that overseas life.
I make both mistakes. Neither is truthful. Neither is helpful. Both diminish my joy in the gift of the life that God has given me.
Trusting God is equally hard no matter where I call home. But that also means that joy can be found no matter where I stand on this globe.