In November, Mom went to the States. She left with David and Jolene, who had come for the annual Christmas banquet; she stayed with them until their Baby Micah James was born. Then, she traveled to several churches, was invited to speak at many banquets and ladies’ conferences; she spent time with my brother, Joel and his family and with my sister, Elizabeth and her family (who were in the States as well).
Mom was gone for six months, and six months seems like a long time when you miss someone, doesn’t it? She returned on May 31…She drove into our gate at 3:35 on that Tuesday afternoon. The moment we had all been looking forward to for so long finally arrived!
Now we feel that all is back to normal. “Thank You, Lord, for the privilege I have of being so close to my mother. Thank you for the blessing she is as a mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, and Christian!”