Hymn 207 and finding Mom

For the early part of my life, I was really seeking a strong sense of family. I lacked a meaningful and fulfilling relationship with my mother, and I wanted to feel embraced by her.

My parents divorced when I was young, and I felt very distant from my mother. Worse, I felt unloved. As a teen I behaved as though I did not care about our relationship. This wasn’t true, but it was just very hard for me to let go of the many instances in which I blamed my mother for behavior that I thought was inconsistent with a loving mom. 

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