Today, my house was the site for a baby shower for my friend, Christy. Her baby is due in a month. These are exciting days for an expectant mother. There is a bedroom to prepare, clothing and diapers to buy, birth and after-birth knowledge to acquire, showers to attend.... and on it goes.
I was asked to present some thoughts. I had several months to prepare something original but I kept coming back to what my Grandma Amy told me so many times. Let go of expectations; let go of my children; hope in God. So that's what I said.
It was good for me to remember these things - they are valuable no matter what time of life it is. This must have been the secret to Grandma's contentment.