I felt immediate regret. My obvious failure in giving a rational and appropriate response left me feeling defeated. So when that familiar voice whispered, “You’re a terrible mother,” I believed it. I opened the door to mom-guilt and let it rush on in.
There is freedom in admitting only God is enough. Then we can place our problems, and our children’s problems, in His capable hands. We stop living in reaction to circumstances, rest in His peace and hope in things unseen. As we trust God, seeking His will in our hardest circumstances, He gives new perspective of impossible problems. His eternal perspective.
When is the last time you experienced God’s kindness? Scripture is clear about the lavish kindness of God but many of us are too busy to consider God’s kindness in our lives. 6 Places to Start Seeing God’s Kindness in Daily Life The two-year-old dropped her lollipop at Costco. As it hit the floor, I […]
Some days make it abundantly clear that I can’t do it all, leaving me on my knees praying to God for help. Chaos. Chaos describes this morning best. I’m glad no one but God could see me – like a chicken with her head cut off, running around, struggling against the clock to pack lunches, make breakfast […]
After praying for our son to be healed from life-threatening food allergies for 6 years, God answered our prayer in a different way than we hoped. Now what? Our Prayers Last Wednesday, our son had an allergic reaction to peanut butter. Peanut butter we gave him, knowing he may have a reaction. What? Let’s backup […]