I can’t believe that we are only days away from David’s graduation….
Seems like I just met that sweet little boy of 4 years old….
We’ve had a crazy ride in this time that I’ve known him but I wouldn’t trade it for the world.
I don’t just love him like my own….I consider him my own. What a blessing he has been in my life, even on the days that I wanted to snatch a knot in his head….
Years ago, I did several book studies at church in a series of books called Heritage Builders. Great books for parents! One of the books was called Spiritual Milestones by Jim and Janet Weidmann. It was full of suggestions on ways to celebrate the spiritual milestones in the lives of your children starting with their salvation. By the time we read the book, we had already missed many of the specific milestones with David and Will.
But fortunately we had not hit graduation yet! The book actually suggests doing a blessing ceremony around age 15, I think but we thought it would be a great fit for graduation and David’s 18th birthday.
We planned a lunch for after church and asked five men to come and pray a blessing over 6 different areas in David’s life.