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)
I have many favourite verses, and this is one of them: “But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart”. Can you imagine all the things Mary had to ponder? All the things she had to think about and mull over and couldn’t tell anyone? From the moment of this […]
Recently, I had the great joy and privilege of being present at the birth of my son and daughter-in-law’s fifth child. As I witnessed this precious soul, labouring to bring forth another child – I thought of the young Mary. Did she too experience labour pains? Did she too, almost die – to give birth? […]
Dear Mom, Miriam was a very courageous mother of the Bible. Completely hiding her baby boy from tyrants, she devised a plan to save her son. It worked. Her little boy was rescued by a queen and grew up in a palace. In fact, he changed the course of history – his name was […]
Dear Mom, God knows the secrets of the heart. Everything you have ever done or even thought of doing, God is aware; there is no hiding from Him. He loves us sweet mom, regardless of our failures and foolish choices. I know it’s hard for our minds to comprehend that Jesus simply forgives us […]
Dear Mom, Know today you are set apart by God. To be “set apart” means you are not ordinary, not just another mother on the roster of life. God has no favourites and regardless of your mistakes, in His eyes, you are number one. Sometimes you may feel inadequate, or not up for the […]