I never expected to be in this position so soon, saying goodbye to my son.
Mothers worldwide can relate to this story by Dixie Barnes. How many of you have said goodbye to a son who's leaving for the military? Perhaps it went something like this:
A Sudden Farewell
I never expected to be in this position so soon, saying goodbye to my son. I know every mother understands that eventually her son will be graduating from high school and leaving for college, a job, or the military. But it’s something you tend to pull a Scarlett O’Hara about. Just like in Gone With The Wind, I always pushed that thought to the back of my mind with the thought “I’ll think about that tomorrow.” Somehow, tomorrow never came.