Today I am getting real...again.
I am not perfect parent and I know I did not
bear a perfect child.
This past week has been really hard for me.
Even though my daughter is commuting to college
we rarely see her. She has connected more
with her peers and enjoys being with them...
sometimes too late in the evenings for this momma.
So this can cause friction and struggles.
Letting go is getting harder and harder for me.
Yet, I know this all a part of life,
becoming an adult and gaining independence.
God has given me a wonderful tool and I
wanted to share with others who, like me,
may be facing those *letting go* feelings
with their adult, college children.
Stormie Omartian has an amazing
series of books, titles starting with
*The Power of the Praying...*
I began reading the Power of the Praying Parent
many years ago and it helped me
so much during the early teen years!
I then found a newer book she has out
which I am now reading...
*The Power of Praying for your ADULT Children*
A MUST guide to the letting go...
letting GOD and praying, mightily for
It is an easy read...and something you
can pick up and go to a section that may
pertain to an area you are going through.
Today I read her preface, again and found
some amazing nugets that I needed to
chew on, apply to my life and keep before me.
Letting go and giving my child back to
GOD is what Hannah did when GOD heard
her prayer for a child.
If he heard her prayers then He surely hears
yours, mine and all who have a
heart to see GOD work in the life of
Be encouraged, you are not alone in your
struggles...I'd love to pray with you.
And...I hope that some who read this
will check out Stormies books!