Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers,
for by so doing some people have shown
hospitality to angels without knowing it.
I have been estranged from my second son
for nearly ten years. In ten years, I have
prayed countless prayers. I will not despair
or give up hope. My prayers are for the
softening of his heart. He is in my heart
unconditionally and for always.
There is no judgement
or anger and the hurt has washed away
through years grief.
If I pass before we meet again, I will
carry him and all my children in
If there is anyone out there estranged
from their child or parent, I beg you
to make amends, open your heart and forgive.
I have long ago forgiven myself and
I never needed to forgive my son, he was
Tonight, I prepare to officiate a
wedding tomorrow. Reminders
of all beginnings and lifelong
Pray, practice and open myself
to the light of Jesus. Amen