"God, if you have to take my son, I will let him go." I will never forget the pain in those words. I was heartbroken and angry. How would God do this to us?
You're not a failure. Never forget that.
I get it now. Life is a constant flow of energy. We breathe in God's love, and we pass it on to others. The endless waterfall is fueled by Him and not by us.
"I am not attracted to you anymore; I do not love you."
I worked through the mystery of saying goodbye years ago. Those were difficult days. I was lost in the differences between my two roles-mom to kids and mom to adults. I'm no longer confused.
"You were depressed, then one day it disappeared."
As my son made his way to 18, I thought it was all coming to an end. As though my status as mom would be revoked and I had to apply for a new one.
It is difficult to celebrate on Mother's Day when you live with the guilt of being a Bipolar mother.
The social media craze is now permanent. I often drive down a street and see an oncoming car looking at their phone- no matter how many commercials are out there against this practice. There is scrolling in waiting rooms, cashier lines, at family gatherings, etc., etc. etc. I am not innocent here, just simply stating …
Yesterday my son and daughter-in-law were victims of theft. As the charges to their bank account rolled in, I became angry. As the police took over, it became apparent they knew the guy well and there was a long history there. I became angrier. When they informed my son one of the stores, a major …