My son has left, and my heart is heavy.
It’s been two days now.
I haven’t written, because I haven’t known what to say.
I still don’t.
So I will cling to my faith.
Know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28
Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. – Hebrews 4:18a
Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. – Matthew 6:33
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. – Proverbs 3:5-6
Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. Psalms 118:5
And I will start rejoicing…
This is the day the Lord has made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24
Because I know God is at work within him.
For it is God who works in you to will and to act on behalf of His good pleasure. – Philippians 2:13
My son is lost, but he will be found.
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. – Luke 15:24
I will start rejoicing. And one day my heart won’t be quite so heavy.