Ecclesiastes 3:1, 6 (MSG): “There’s an opportune time to do things, . . . A right time to hold on and another to let go.”
When my last child left for college, I walked back into the house and sat on my bed in tears while rummaging through childhood photos. For years we strive to get our children to a place of independence. Once the mission’s accomplished, where’s the celebration? I felt sad and adrift.
That year, I just tried to adjust.