As mothers, we are often pulled in all different directions, doing lots of good things but exhausting ourselves in the process. From time to time, we need to take a step back and ask God what it is He wants us to be doing, or not doing. Give Him your schedule and ask for His approval (or disapproval). Enlist His help to stay balanced.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest… for my yoke is easy and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:28-30, KJV)
Awe Christmas. Snow falling gently, Christmas music playing, baking cooling – isn’t it a shame that everyday doesn’t feel like Christmas? Perhaps your day looks nothing like this idyllic image. Sure Christmas is right around the corner but as a Mom, you’re stressed to the max. To you, December means more pressure, more money, more […]
Staying Married for 60 Years I was at a wedding recently and heard the very-much-in-love bride and groom repeat their vows. I looked up the actual meaning of the word “vow”; to solemnly promise, to make a pledge or a personal commitment. Powerful words. “For better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and […]
Impossible Situation Just like unpredictable weather, there are impossible situations, sudden storms in life, that catch us by surprise. Perhaps during your educational journey something unexpected has emerged. Allow me to encourage you, God knows all about it and has the answer to your dilemma. He can work out your situation. Actually, let me tell […]
Raising Teenagers Often parents shudder when they think of their children becoming a “teenager”. I’ve searched through the Bible and cannot even find the word teenager. There is mention of children and youth … but no “teenager”. Interesting. When my children were young, many well-meaning parents would say, “Oh, you just wait until they become teenagers”. […]
Football Fortitude When a football team runs onto the field, prep time is done and competition is on. I love watching this sport. These players have trained and now they are ready to rumble. If you are a football player – I so admire your determination and “never quit” attitude. I appreciate your strength as you […]