Monday, April 27, 2009

We continue to Grow

April 10th we added a family to ours. Makayla and Collin were married in the Portland Temple. It was beautiful. A week later we held a reception in their honor in Grants Pass, their home town. The decorations were beautiful, the food was great and the newlyweds were beaming. I on the other hand, I have been experiencing growing pains of my own. My heart has mixed emotions. It is truly wonderful to see our children grow and achieve adulthood, but at the same time my heart is saddened by how fast this all happened. At the blink of an eye our children are grown and leaving our home. Life is moving too fast for me. In 2 1/2 years I have had 4 of my children get married. Another is graduating and leaving home, leaving only four at home. It has been 20 years since I had only four children in the home. My heart delights in all the good and wonderful opportunities that are out there for our children. It's letting go and letting them fly that's hard for me. As I take this new step of letting go, I wish them all the blessings in the world.

1 comment:

  1. Mom, I love you so very much! I just want you to know that you are an amazing woman! So much stronger than I. When I grow up, I want ot be just like you. Thank you for all the wonderful talks and words of advice:) I really enjoyed our time together, can't wait for you to come down to AZ:)