It has been a particularly sweet/struggle this time home. We have learned and grown, and worked on us. Sometimes, life gets so busy, that we put our relationship on the back burner, thinking it will just maintain itself till we can get back to it. This we have learned is NOT the case.
I have not the strength to do for others if I have not filled my well with the reserves of his love and strength. He can not fill my tank if I have not filled his. It's like on the plane when they are talking about safety and it says, if you are helping someone, put YOUR oxygen on first. I have to keep myself in good working order in order to do the things I must for others. This has been a very hard lesson for me. (Yeah, well don't be thinking I've got it down pat...)
So, I will drive him to the airport. We will talk, we will laugh, he will leave me instructions of things he would like to see done. I will not cry as that breaks his heart and makes it difficult for him to leave.. (So I wait till I pull away). I will hug him and kiss him and tell him to come home safely to me. We are strong, but we are so much stronger together. He will squeeze me tight and pat my bottom and promise he will.
This is our song. It is so... Us... I love that Moon Hangin' Man of Mine.