Heartache is hearing the sentence: One year in jail.
Heartache is watching your daughter suffer over the reading of his sentence.
Heartache is knowing that the children won’t see their daddy for one year.
Heartache is hearing her sentence: Ninety days in jail.
Heartache is knowing that the children won’t see their mommy for three months.
Heartache is seeing your beautiful daughter handcuffed and taken off to jail.
Heartache is not being able to hug her.
Heartache is knowing her dreams are on hold.
Heartache is carrying her cute green purse home to set in my closet.
Heartache is telling your grandchildren that their mom and dad were sent to jail.
Heartache is answering your grandchildren when they ask if Mom and Dad will be with them for Christmas: “No, honey.”
“‘Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,’ says the Lord who has compassion on you.” Isaiah 54:10.
Tonight I want to rest in His unfailing love and allow His compassion to envelop me.