‘Mommy, I don’t want to do it,’ she cried. I could hear the tears in her voice, and feel the fear that gripped her as we spoke on the phone that day. Unable to scoop my daughter up and hold her through what was shaking her, I did what I could - I sat there … Continue reading Unwarranted Fear
As parents we are called to train our children, not asked to raise them. Psalms 127:3 tells us that, ‘Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him.’ They are a God given gift presented to us with the instruction we find in Proverbs 22:6 telling us to ‘Train up a … Continue reading Raising Chickens / Training Children
As mom's we so quickly fall prey to the enemies lies that every other mom has it more together then we do particularly when it comes to our homes, and how well maintained they are. Truth be told we are all more alike then we realize. Join me in taking it day by day as we get rid of the illusion of perfection.
TRUTH: I burned grape jelly meatballs last night…they smelled delicious, they looked delectable, but hidden under that yummy grape jelly- chili sauce glaze was a burnt shell of nastiness. With that disgusting taste of yuck, the hopes I had in a dinner of ease and no complaints from my littles was crushed…my intentions were right, … Continue reading Good intentions and burned meatballs
Now I lay me down to sleep... Words have changed as they older creap My children asleep lay they in their bed At this point now my prayer is pled May they recieve you as their Savior May they rest upon Your loving favor Guide them my God, through their waking hours Keep them safe … Continue reading A Mother’s Prayer
Reading: Proverbs 31 The Proverbs 31 woman...There are times when I read about her and I start feeling like Iron Man, and every bone in my body stands to say 'yes Lord, I am in it. I am her!' And then there are days when I ask God, 'what were you thinking placing this in your … Continue reading Confession of a working mom