With readings of encouragement and inspirational quotes, this devotional helps parents prepare their hearts for their children's independence, whether their kids are just starting kindergarten or graduating from college.
This is a book I will need to read many times, many, many times over the next several years leading up to the time that my children will be adults and heading out on their own. "The Joy of Letting Go" is a nice little book that is divided into 52 short chapters, one for each week of the year. Vicki points out that we are not letting our children go at the big milestones such as graduating high school or entering college, but really we are letting go of them each day of their lives beginning from birth as they meet each milestone. This book is a great reminder that once I became a mother, I will always be a mother, but that role will change and grow with my child. Each chapter ends with "thought pokes" that are great to reflect upon and help add extra insight from the reading of the book. This is a great collection of devotionals that have me seeing transitions differently and the process of letting go not quite as scary.
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*Thanks to the Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on this blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book.*