Today, I am not losing a son, I am, in fact, gaining the daughter I never had. As you walk down the aisle to meet your groom, please know that I have envisioned this day many times. As you meet your husband, the tears I am likely to shed are not tears wept for the loss of a childhood as I watch my son stand at your side as a man, but rather tears of joy at the expression of love you both share. There is a lot of me in the man you are about to marry.
I pray for these girls daily, and I know the Lord hears my prayers.
This mom of three boys has a few really important things she wants her future daughters-in-law to know. This letter is a touching must-read. This mom of three boys has a few really important things she wants her future daughter in law to know. A single woman writes a letter to her future daughter about being self-first, that is to love yourself and know who you are even when life isn't so easy. A single woman writes a letter to her future daughter about being self-first, that is to love yourself and know who you are even when life isn't so easy.
I was given the gift of mothering them, pointing them to the Father, and preparing them to be loving and devoted husbands, Lord willing. My greatest gifts were never meant for me to hold onto forever.
They were always intended for me to give back out. And from the day they were born, I began to pray not just for them, but for you too. We love Him because he first loved us 1John 4: I love you because He first loved you.
I love you not based on any criteria other than the fact that God loves you and chose you to be the wife of the son He chose for me to raise.
The longer we pray, the more we love them. As I sit here writing you are still a little girl. I try to imagine you as that little girl.
As I write to you, your story is in the first few chapters. Being a woman is hard.
We feel pressure to please, we feel the expectations that we place on ourselves accompanied by the expectations others place on us, we hide insecurities deep in the corners of our hearts. In our soul what we want most is to be truly known and deeply loved.
God has knit us to desire to be known and loved by Him. True joy is found in the freedom of grace. Here are 10 promises I make to you, my daughter-in-law: I will always pray for you.
I will pray for your marriage every day. Prayer has changed my life more than anything other than my salvation. Praying for my own marriage has changed what every day has looked like.
I want to give that gift to you. I want to pray for you and my son every day that you will both love the Lord more than anything else in the world.
Because when we love Him more than anything, everything else flows from there.
I will always love you. Because love is more than a feeling. I will always be your cheerleader. I will always be here to encourage you, to cheer for you, to love on you.
I will not expect you to be anyone other than yourself. I celebrate the creativity of our Creator God. I cherish you as a work of His hands. I thank God for the intricate, unique ways He crafted you.
I will never expect you to be anyone other than who He created you to be. I will never expect your life to look a certain way. God is the author and perfecter of our faith.
He writes the most beautiful of stories and being a part of His story is the greatest thrill in life.
Your family is on a journey where God is creating a new story. No 2 stories read alike.I am writing this letter to show you just how special you are and to tell you how much potential you have. I want you to know that this letter is not a lect A Letter To My Future Daughter.
Do yourself and your daughter a favor. Write her a letter and tell her what you love about her. Write about dreams you have for her future, . A Letter to my Daughter in the Future. Karen Alpert. To my daughter when she turns eighteen (many, many years from now): I’ll just tell you this shit over a pint of Ben & Jerry’s and give you this letter so you’ll have it in writing, too.
Do yourself and your daughter a favor. Write her a letter and tell her what you love about her. (iStock photo)One of the greatest gifts you can give your daughter is to affirm her through writing. A Letter To My Daughter-In-Law – 10 Promises I Make To You January 26, / in Uncategorized / by Renee [box] Today, I share a letter to my future daughters-in-law, Lord willing. I am writing this letter to show you just how special you are and to tell you how much potential you have. I want you to know that this letter is not a lect A Letter To My Future Daughter.
Before you move away from home (at which point I’ll be locked up in the bathroom, drowning my. A Letter To My Daughter-In-Law – 10 Promises I Make To You January 26, / in Uncategorized / by Renee [box] Today, I share a letter to my future daughters-in-law, Lord willing.
Recently, an open letter she wrote to her future daughters-in-law went viral, because she put into words so eloquently just how a mother feels about the person who will eventually marry their child. Kelsea is a blogger that helps inspire others on her blog called “The Domestic Four.” In the following entry, she decided to write a letter to her future daughter .