As my eldest daughter was preparing to leave for college, I started to feel a pit in the bottom of my stomach. Was I sad about her leaving? Was I anxious? Was I wondering if I prepared her well enough or worried she would struggle being away from home?
Read More …As much as I was doing my best to relish this time with my daughter and share in her excitement as she embarked on this new and exciting journey in her life, my heart was filled with trepidation.
After deep reflection – most of which I pondered lying awake at 3 o’clock in the morning – I realized that I wasn’t really worried about her ability to settle into college life and I knew, deep in my heart, that I had done my very best to prepare her well. My worries were much deeper than that…
I was worried about her safety.