Thursday, January 17, 2013

Changes

So the New Year began for all of us.... and a new season began in our lives. Our eldest daughter passed Matric very well and so she started her new life as a student at varsity. The one she chose is 1300 km  (800 miles) from home and so we drove up to take her and her belongings away.

Leaving a child behind that has been under your wing for 18+ years is not an easy thing to do. We left on the Saturday and boy, was I crying that Sunday morning when I woke up! The tears were just rolling down my cheeks: I had no control! Then my friend Lindi took me and sat me down on the couch and prayed for me: " Lord children is just on loan from You, they are not our possessions and we have to let go. You are in control and You will keep a watchful eye on my child for ever and ever."

That brought complete calmness over me and peace in my heart. God is so incredibly good!

I have been doing some sewing which I will show soon: a little wall hanging for a friend who had a birthday early in January

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  1. Ah shame man, hope it gets better over time.

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  2. The Lord will look after you as well, Karin, since you are that precious child's mother. With His help you'll be able to let go...
    I know... I had to let go two babies in or shortly after pregnancy and my four living children and they are all fine and doing very wel, as well as I am, which is a true blessing to me.


    Jeanneke.

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