I remember long time bondage being severed by blood stained nails.
I think of flesh and blood new friends that feel like lifetime soul mates.
I know that I left home with an ache in my belly and returned home over flowing with grace and mercy and love.
The memories are embedded deep within and yet naming them specifically alludes me.
Of one thing I am certain...I like this new me and I will fight to hold on to her. I will sacrifice whatever threatens to swallow her...to overtake her...to return her to living a settled for life. Even as the mountain top high gives way to life's valley I will hold on.
I am so thankful for the gift I have been given and I hope never to take it for granted. Thank you Jackie and Melissa and Meech and Cecy and Kathy and Stacey...you were Jesus in the flesh to me this weekend and I will treasure it forever.
"So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you." 1 Peter 5:6-7