Now, for YouFriday, October 31, 2014
Why? Because, it pleases Him to do so.
My heart is in such a different place today than it was at this same time last year. I can hardly believe the change. Last October, I had just experienced a kick to the gut through the heart-wrenching rejection from a child. It came out of the blue and was totally unexpected.
On that day, my world collapsed. So deep was my sorrow and so fresh was the wound that I, from my perspective, couldn’t see a time in my future when I would feel any better, let alone, get through the days before me. How could I? A mother’s love runs deep and so does the excruciating pain that can sometimes come from that love. But, over this past year, I have been covered with another love. Yes, I still feel the loss and there is a scar on my heart that will never completely mend, but… During this painful time, God has never left my side. As I clung to Him, He showed me love and comfort when all I knew was blinding and consuming grief. Tenderly He wiped away my tears as He cared for me, bringing me solace and support right when I needed it most.
In His grip,