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A Prayer My Son Posted Before He Left for Basic Training

My son posted this prayer on his FaceBook page a day before he left for Great Lakes. I wanted to share it with all you Navy Moms... and for your recruits and Sailors. This blew me away - what a special gift!

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God, Give me strength, keep me safe and keep me wise. Keep my heart always open to you you for in you all things are possible. Watch not only over me but over all of us who need you in our new beginning.

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Comment by A's step-mom on January 12, 2010 at 5:36pm
That is so great! It brought tears to my eyes. When they leave it is hard on them too, not just the people they leave behind. luv it! :)
Comment by Navy Mom from Atlanta on January 12, 2010 at 5:58pm
When I read this and knew it was posted for all of his friends to see... and knowing he's almost 20 years old (in April), I was overwhelmed and overcome by emotion and pride for certain. He's simply amazing! Thanks A's step-mom!
Comment by ZachsMom(A school Great Lakes) on January 12, 2010 at 7:10pm
What a beautiful prayer, my Son left today for meps and tommorrow to Great
Lakes. It has been a very emotional day for me, thank God for all of our support from Family and Friends to help us get through this transition. God Bless all of these young men and women about to go through Boot Camp, may the Lord grant them peace and strength during the next 56 days!
Comment by Fina R on January 13, 2010 at 12:20am
my son is leaving February 16... i am trying to spend tons of time with him every day... your son's prayer is very beautiful... thanks for sharing !
Comment by asiasyolanda on January 13, 2010 at 7:43am
My daughter shipped out on jan. 11. I got the 1 min phone call saying that she made it there and that she was fine and that she would call me in 3 weeks. Before joining this group, I was worrying myself sick. But just since the last 24 hrs, I feel somewhat relieved. It seems like your son knows what he's about to face, just like Asia knew, and that mental strength will hopefully carry them through to the prize!! Big Hugs and Stay Strong!!! Go Navy!!
Comment by ladyjeolives on March 22, 2011 at 1:19pm

 

Thanks for that prayer, my son just left today to Great Lakes...your right I'm so proud of him....but, I feel so empty too...This is my only child. Your prayer I will post for my son and for all of us also.

 

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