The Bestest Valentine’s Card

Scattered pictures and cards are spread on my floor. Sweet memories run through my mind forming a smile, I let out a chuckle or two and an overall sense of melancholy descends.

At the end of last year, my son moved out of the house to start living on his own. Hmm,  I can finally convert his room into an art studio. He relocated 1,000 miles away.  I didn’t know he wanted to have that much physical distance between us. The first time he left the house was 5 years ago when he joined the service. We both experienced some sense of loss.  The second time was easier.  I was thankful he liked me enough to want to come home again. 

As a single mother I was faced with the joys and challenges of parenting. Wow! I can write a book on this topic alone. However, I thank the heavens my family was there to help out contributing to rearing my son. There’s a proverb that goes it takes a village to raise a child. I was grateful I was surrounded with a loving community.

Rummaging through the photos/cards, this particular Valentines Day card he made stood out among the rest. He was in first grade. I remember hanging it up on my fridge. Was I proud! I want to share his beautiful card with you. Oh my, I hope he doesn’t read this post.


16 thoughts on “The Bestest Valentine’s Card

  1. Awww…This is so sweet and innocently beautiful. You are one lucky Mum! Oh, I loved the read. Thanks for sharing this lovely post. 🙂

  2. We could be living the same life, in distint parts of the planet, strange how this wonderful blog world bring people to connect, loved your post today and totally understand the joy of your card……Thank you

  3. This is the sweetest Valentine’s card I have ever seen. How lucky you are to have received such love from your son…may you continue to be blessed with love. ❤️

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