I know I am a blessed woman, I do know that.

I have everything anyone could want.

Healthy children and grandchildren, a man who loves me and my health.

What could I want or need?

There is nothing I need, but I ache when my kids ache.

I hurt when they are in pain.

I physically feel ill when they aren’t doing well.

I have four children and every single one of them has things they struggle with, that they deal with…..that they try to control, but can’t always.

They have heartaches, they have pain.

They have insecurities, they have depression or unhappy spouses….

They may have money issues or struggling with something else.

It pains me and I know other parents feel the same way with their children.

Don’t get me wrong, being a mother is one of the greatest blessings God has given me.

I wouldn’t trade any of it for anything.

I just hurt when they hurt.

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