Empty Nest Syndrome

ByDiania

Empty Nest Syndrome

Unlike the rest of the wonderful ladies that I get the pleasure to blog with my children are all grown, actually thought I would enjoy the peace and quiet when my husband and I were free to do what ever we wanted. “WRONG”, depression hit like a ton of bricks, for over a year I could barely function… My daughter moved away, starting with baby steps, first to Victorville then to Bakersfield, and on to Tennessee,, now even further, they are pastoring in Illinois, I feel blessed knowing she is serving the Lord… but not being able to watch my grandchildren grow up is the hardest thing I have ever had to face… I feel my grandchildren are my greatest accomplishment……..They are truly my joy.. each child with their own personality
I would give anything to go back and spend time with my children.. knowing what I know now things would have been totally different. I would of had them in church from the moment they were born… I Try so hard to tell people how important it is if you want to raise a loving caring child then you need to teach him the love of Jesus…. It’s our job to do just that… I made so many mistakes, but by the grace of God I have let that go, I know my Lord and savior has forgiven me, and with that I can go on doing the work he has called me to do… I feel it’s so important for young mothers to know that the house work is not all that important… those dishes will be there, those unmade beds aren’t going anywhere either… So go ahead and get your hands sticky with those lil guys, your making a memory every time you do… and you can bet they love every minute of it…. Do I feel worthy to be able to be a part of this lil group, ‘NO’ but I do feel blessed, And pray for me, because I get very nervous when I think about blogging, if you have read some of the post from the other ladies then you will know why…… I’m sure God knows my desires and He has never let me down. so please bare with me.. God isn’t finished with me yet. You will find most of my post are poems… My desire is to write a book, with short stories and poems mixed, I honestly believe in my heart that the four of us ladies could write a book, It wasn’t by accident we got here, God is good and he has a plan for us. He put the four of us together for a reason, and I’m ready to find out what that reason is …. I just got to figure out how to do it all, my computer skills are not the best…. Any way I just wanted to get acquainted with you all and let you know you will be hearing more from… go wash those hands and get ready to lift them up… After all praising Jesus is all that really matters….

love,

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  • Diania, first of all, you are WAY too hard on yourself. You are an AMAZING writer! I’ve told you & many others have told you countless times. Second, you changed my way of thinking a month ago or so when I told you I was having trouble keeping up with the house. I’m so glad to have you here to share all of your advice. I’ve dubbed you “My Church Mom” because just like my real my and my Kentucky Momma Ann, you’ve taught me SO much both about reality and spirituality. I love the idea about a book! I still say we all figure out a way one day to meet up. Don’t know how that would work out, financially and time wise, but if it’s meant by God: it will happen. Keep writing! Love you! You’re doing great!

  • Ann Cox Francies

    OH SISTER FRIEND, THE ENEMY IS BREATHING DOWN UR NECK BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT OUR FATHER HAS IN STORE FOR U!! THE OTHER 3 LADIES HAVE NOTHING ON U… AND I AM ALMOST POSITIVE THEY ARE GONNA TELL U THE SAME THING!! I AM KAREN AND EMILY’S MOM AND HELPED RAISE ANGIE AS WELL SO I CLAIM HER AS MY OWN RIGHT ALONG WITH MY OTHER CHILDREN. I CAN DEFINITELY RELATE TO THE EMPTY NEST! I THOUGHT I WAS GONNA DIE FROM IT!! NOW GETTING TO WATCH OUR 8 GRANDCHILDREN GROW .. AND LET ME TELL U THAT TIME IS SWIFTLY PASSING .. I PRAISE THE LORD THAT THEY ALL LIVE NEAR SINCE THEY ALMOST ALWAYS HAVE TO COME TO ME.. IT’S RARE THAT I GET TO GET OUT. MY HEART GOES OUT TO U WITH UR DAUGHTER & GRANDCHILDREN LIVING SO FAR AWAY BUT GLORY TO JESUS, THEY HAVE SERVANT’S HEARTS!!
    I ENJOYED READING UR BLOG AND AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE OF WHATEVER THE LORD LAYS ON UR HEART TO SHARE. UNTIL THEN, MAY BLESSINGS OVERFLOW IN UR LIFE!!

    • Dianiacomstock

      Thank you Ann, your words really lifted me. I already feel I have met new friends and I haven’t
      even began to get started here. please continue to keep me in your prayers I can already feel them working….Angie is like a big blessing to me, she is showing me how to put my thoughts and memories down and maybe share something I feel God need’s someone to know…..It’s time to put the enemy back where he belongs…….UNDER MY FEET…….LOVE,ME.

  • I love this. And Diania, “meeting” you on FB and doing this together, I feel like I’ve known you a while and I really barely know you at all. But I feel connected to you and I love your writing. I love this post and your honesty. You’re a blessing, you are gifted, and I know God is using you! Keep on because you are right where you’re meant to be and I believe God connected us for a reason. Praying for you!! 🙂