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With Five Minute Friday, we are to write on the topic for five minutes, no worries, no editing, just writing. This week's topic is:
I wonder about a lot of things, like how my children are going to get along once they are out on their own as adults. I wonder how they will do out there in this big, not-always-friendly world. I wonder if they will stay close or if they will drift apart as has happened in my own family.
I wonder what it would be like to go to Ireland. Would I feel the closeness of family long gone while I breathed in the air there as I did standing in the Sharon Methodist Cemetery back home in South Carolina so many years ago? Would it be all that I have dreamed of all of these years? Would the family still there accept me as one of them or would I just be an outsider to them because I was born and grew up here in the USA rather than over there, in Ireland, like they did. Would they discount me because I don't have their beautiful brogue, although my blood runs green as theirs does?
I wonder how things will work out for me and my husband after we're on our own again without the day-to-day responsibilities of children. Will we still be a team or will we fall apart because they aren't here to bind us together?
I wonder how this current crisis is going to play out. I know that Heavenly Father has it under control and He will provide, but I wonder how and when He will do it.