"How. Did it. Go?. Send. Out. A boy, get. Back. A. Man"
Well, I cried. Again. I didn't think it would be hard. Really, I have known for a long time that he's ready to serve the Lord for two years. I've known most of his life that he was born to do just that. But, today was hard.
All packed up!
The gang all loaded up to drive to the MTC!
Caitlin has her notes to study for a final exam she had to take right after we dropped him off.
In front of the MTC (Did you know they took down the sign that says Missionary Training Center?)
They had us drive into the MTC and turn left. All along the curb there are number signs for each car to park. We were lucky number 13 on the 13th of June.
Huggin my boy!
Jayce will be so big when he gets back...
These two are very close.
This is one of the things I will miss the most.
Hug for Sister!
One last hug...
And he walks away...
For two years....
This is how we all felt as we drove away.
Cody said, "Well... he's gone."
We are really, really happy he is a missionary. We will just miss him. Even though he's been away at college for the past year, I could always text or call him and find out how he is. It's been about 24 hours since we dropped him off and I find myself wondering what he's doing right now...and right now...and right now. I know that will get better.
I know he will be watched over and protected.
I know he will be an instrument in the Lord's hands.
And, my dad was right-
He is leaving a boy, and he will come back a man.