I'm doing good again today. But I have to say this has been one of the most difficult things for me to do as a parent. This letting go thing is hard. As one friend said, "It felt like one of my legs had been chopped off when I left my son at college." Somehow our children become extensions of us.
There is a saying that says, "When one chooses to become a mother, she chooses to have her heart walk around outside her body." So true. And my heart is away from me.
I will cry from time to time. That's a fact. I have to remind myself that when he was born, the Lord entrusted me with a precious boy to raise for His glory and honor. He never truly was mine. He belongs to God. God will take care of him.
So tonight as I reflect on my emotions that at times come crashing in around me like the waves on the seashore, I thank the Lord that he calms the storm. He restores peace to my heart and gives strength to face a new day.
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