No new outfit. No walking to the bus stop. No lunch boxes. None of that little girl first day of school stuff.
I’m lucky she let me snap a few pictures at the kitchen table.
This morning she’s about to drive herself to the local community college in her new (well, new to her 1996) car that she bought herself and pays insurance on, with her new drivers license and a satchel of pre-owned text books.
First class at 10 am, home by 4:20 pm, work at 6 to 12.
It’s starting to look like a grown-up world.
And this mom (and Dad) prays continually that God will put a hedge of protection around her and draw her ever closer to Him..
What a beautiful photo mosaic. This post reminded me so much of my college days. Classes in the morning, work in the afternoon, doing homework in the evening. Sounds boring, but I liked it a lot. I hope your daughter will enjoy her college years.
crochet lady says
I'm sure it's a hard thing to see your kids walk off into the adult world. In a couple more years I'll be facing that with my first, oh dear….I'm not ready for that yet.
They really do grow up too fast. What an exciting time for her & how fortunate she is to have you in her life, Hugs, Deb =^,,^=x5
They grow up so fast, don't they? My sons went away to college and although they were very excited about it…I had to hold back the tears! She is a busy girl!
THE VERANDA HOUSE says
MY BLESSINGS TO YOUR DOUGTHER ABBEY MAY SHE BE PROTECTED BY THE LORD IN HER NEW CAR AND COLLEGE.I AM SO PLEASE TO MEET YOU,THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND WISHES ON OUR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY,AND ALSO THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVELY VISIT I HAVE ENYOY YOUR BLOG ALSO..HUGS
Wonderful memories of another first ~ I'd consider it a privilege to remember Abbey in my prayers thoughout the coming school year!
Lovely girl! Hope she knows how fortunate she is to have a praying Mom!
Lady Farmer says
They never outgrow our prayers for protection! I think the first day of class is the same no matter what the age ~ butterflies!
I can remember when my kids went off like that. The prayer that was constantly on my lips was that God would hedge them round about with angels. I still pray that for them..and they are all adults now-
God bless your daughter as she starts this new path in her life. Diana
Snippety Gibbet says
Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Such a classic. I finally gave mine away last year. Is the young one an art major? jan
Your college collage is lovely. How nice of your daughter to let you capture the moment 🙂 That's some schedule she has there. She's one busy girl isn't she
What a special day! So many new things to experience! Keep us posted on her year!
What an exciting time in Abbey's life. May God bless her richly. Can't wait to hear about her year.