A pastor, priest, and rabbi debated the subject of when life begins.
The priest said, “Life begins at conception.”
The rabbi argued, “Life begins at birth.”
They waited for the pastor’s response. After much thought, he said, “I have five kids. For me, life began when the last of them finally left home.”
When our son left home, we celebrated by changing the locks on the doors.
The empty nest time can be a great time – if you use it wisely. It is a great time to focus on your marriage, long-term financial goals, career, health, and most of all – recovery.
Recovery Step: At some point in life, you will say with Paul, “I have finished the race” (2 Timothy 4:7). That is a given. What is left to be decided is how you finish the race. And that script is still being written.