Letting Go

Thanks so much for all the fun. Before departing, I leave this layered perspective on parenthood and then return you to your regular T&S, already in progress.

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I am afraid to let you go. Yet reason tells me that if I am to be like God, I must.

I must let you fall, let you grow.

But when you are all done falling and growing,

please, please come back into my arms.

6 comments for “Letting Go

  1. hawleigh
    January 22, 2010 at 12:18 am

    Beautiful. Thank you for this.

  2. Dane Laverty
    January 22, 2010 at 12:29 am

    Thank you, Maren. It’s been a pleasure co-guest-blogging with you. You are insightful without being pretentious.

  3. Stephanie
    January 22, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Is your stint over already? I am sincerely sorry for threadjacking your vanity post with my comment on Utah. I didn’t realize I wouldn’t have enough opportunities to redeem myself. :(

    Your photography is beautiful. I love how each picture tells a story.

  4. Michael Taylor
    January 22, 2010 at 1:40 pm

    Very insightful and touching. Thank you for sharing this.

  5. MarenM
    January 22, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Dane: That’s one of the nicest things I’ve heard all day. Thank you. I look forward to the rest of your discussions about green hills. Great subject.

    Stephanie: Thanks and no worries- I enjoyed all your comments very much and suspect we have a lot in common. I might show up with a picture in A Mormon Image from time to time. Anyway, I’m always at my personal blog. (See Frank’s intro for the link.)

  6. January 22, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    That’s beautiful, Maren. Good stuff all around.

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