Life on Heliotrope is a blog by “a genuine community of gospel-centered people on mission in Hollywood” – as in Hollywood, California:
Below is a timeline of the main events that have taken place since we closed escrow 49 days ago….
This list doesn’t include the numerous trips – primarily made by Amy Tsao, Luke Ho, and Matt Jacobs – to Home Depot, the light fixture store, and the Heliotrope House to meet contractors and monitor the day-to-day activity at the house. Nor does it include the countless phone calls by Albert Tsao who lined up several appointments with contractors and found us the best electricians and painters for the most reasonable price. Brea Angelo also helped research asbestos companies from Angie’s List and Yelp.
The last people I want to recognize (I’m almost done, I promise) are my parents who have coached me through this process and provided very wise counsel to a hopeful and somewhat naive 28-year-old with a vision of doing something “big” that’s incredibly out of the ordinary. I could add several dates to this timeline of sleepless nights I caused my mother from buying a house built in 1908 with crooked windows that didn’t open, a furnace that didn’t work, and wiring that was over 100 years old. I’m incredibly blessed by their continuous support, and also by their efforts in arranging for their contractor to walk through the house and give us a professional opinion we could trust.
I’m so grateful for the “village” of people that God has provided for this house. When the body of Christ works together, it’s a beautiful thing. :-)
“For the body does not consist of one member but of many…as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as He chose. If all were a single member, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, yet one body.”