One year ago, I got this in the mail.
And I cried. Because for months and months, I’d been struggling with the huge gap left between how Dan and I parented and built our family and what it looks like as a single mom.
There are just sooooo many things left undone, that I don’t know how to do, that I’m scared to tackle, that are too big to think about or that come up short. And I’m an optimist who believes with all my heart that God is in control and will fill the gap! Yes He will. But my flesh sees the gap and grieves it.
Last year, for the first time, the middle school students at our church decided to spend Saturday of their spring break blessing single moms. They treated us to brunch and washed our cars while we ate.
Little things are big things. Help me LORD to see need and to do little things that are big things for others.
For the record, we have incredible family and friends. Incredible. I am deeply aware and grateful. But I think when our friends are going through something, it’s often hard to know what the real needs are and how to really help. I’m excited to be a contributing writer at iMOM and today I’m writing about 6 Ways You can Help Your Single Mom Friends. Come on over to read.