Dear Mom of Moses,
“It’s not about letting go,” I hear you say, “it’s about setting sail.” I let that float around in my head awhile.
I want to look into your eyes – the ones that memorized your baby’s face, and spilled over with tears. My heart weeps for you, dear mom of Moses. You, the one left with empty arms.
For months, you’d held him close, whispered in his baby ears and drank in his perfectness, knowing the time was coming. Did you ever wonder if you couldn’t just keep him? Ever want to just wrap his little fingers in your hand, and never let go forever? Every mom through every century would’ve understood that choice.
How I need to look into your eyes, need to ask you this: in that unforgettable moment at the bank of Nile, how in the world did you let go, Mama? … [read more]
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