Some of you may be familiar with the Byrd’s song, “Turn, Turn, Turn.” (Lyrics here) It is based on Ecclesiastes 3. To paraphrase, there is a time for every season, a time love, a time for peace, a time to be born, a time to die, etc… (full verses listed at end). Well, this week our time came. Our time to fulfill one of those rights of passage – dropping off our first daughter at college.
Of course we are extremely proud of Avery and so excited about her future! We are so blessed that she lives in a country where girls are afforded an education and that she was accepted into a wonderful university. I know it is a great place and we have been so impressed each time we have visited and know that the staff will “take care of her,” both academically and emotionally.
However, there is…
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