Usually Great-Grandmas no longer have the strength or stamina to prepare meals for their grandchildren. It is more likely that you will invite your parents to your house when the children are there. So you need pay no heed to the doomsayers. Instead, place your trust in Hashem. Always remember there’s a G-d above you who is your merciful Father. He will not abandon His children. Ultimately, is it He and only He who arranges shidduchim. He and only He has the key to joining soul mates. So exchange your fears for faith, your doubts for confidence. Believe that G-d will help you. Be strong as a rock. Don’t let doubt paralyze you.
A word of caution: I realize you’re human and that despite all your determination, despite the fact that in your heart you accept my words, you still have some fears. As is true of all parents, you will worry until your daughter goes under that chuppah. Be careful that your daughter never knows or even senses your worries, for that could have extremely negative consequences. Infuse her with positive energy and tell her not to fear; the man chosen for her will come, with G-d’s help.
(To Be Continued)Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
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