I live in a state that has four different seasons. I love the different seasons. the weather can change in the middle of the day or night.
I have been going through a lot in this season of life. I was 74 in December. I remember when I thought that was ancient. But, now I am there! It is a season of letting go. Of finding new purpose.
I no longer have young children at home...who I miss, but I know I don't have the strength and endurance I had in my 20's and 30's.
I miss their teenage years when the phone (no cell phones then) rang off the hook. When other teenage friends cars filled our drive way.
Then our children married. Which was a joy. It was a letting go.
Grandchildren were and are wonderful. But even that has changed; all but one grandchild is in their 20's now.
All our children live out of state. I miss them coming to the house.
My husband and I are now great grand parents...what a joy!!!
I have learned there is a lot of "letting go." Trusting The Lord.
I fight getting old. I don't want to think or act or dress old.''
I often joke that I am in "preservation."
my husband had a heart attack a couple of years ago and that was an awakening. It left me shaken. Now, if he has heart burn or any symptom I get concerned (he doesn't seem to.)
There are many things to embrace...retirement...Bible studies...visiting with friends. Having my husband with me. Our children coming to visit.
Yes. I am looking and searching in this new season of life.
I write and teach a Bible study and I mentor some younger gals which is a joy.
My prayer is that my life will bring Jesus Christ glory, at each stage and each season. Amen.