I know that days like today make you feel like giving up. But don’t. There’s so much to breathe for, live for, fight for, smile for. Let’s remember all the reasons to keep going. There’s nothing like a shift in perspective to make things better.
Motherhood is so much more than clean-pressed laundry and a home-cooked meal on the table every night. When we stand before God at the end of our lives, I don’t believe He’s going to ask how many organic meals we prepared, themed birthday parties we threw, or even how perfect our parenting was.
The Lord uses many tools, teachings, and special encounters with Him to bring us closer to Him, but today I want to share with you one piece that matters tremendously: the power of God’s Word. Never doubt that it can change everything when we write it upon the tablets of our hearts (Proverbs 7:3). I can honestly say that choosing key bible verses to memorize was a critical part of our personal healing process.
33 minutes of Christian music to help fuel your workout! A faith-filled playlist designed as a family-friendly alternative to some of the secular work-out music choices.
It can be so hard to be needed by everyone. The husband wants a back rub, the baby wants to be carried, the dog is whining for her dinner and walk, the cat is weaving between my legs meowing incessantly for some attention. There are literally 100 emails to answer, a stack of bills to pay, dishes in the sink, laundry to fold, and relationships that I need to catch up on. Somedays it’s more than I can handle.
Calling all wives and future wives! We are in a powerful position to pray for our husbands. Let’s lift them up today before the King of kings and Lord of lords as only we can as their Covenant Partners in marriage.
Do you love to journal? Or blog? Or write love letters to God like I do? It has taken me a while to find just the right kind of instrumental music to inspire me and NOT distract me while I’m journaling– but now that I have this powerhouse playlist– I had to share it with you.
He had just let me down again. My heart splintered and my emotions raged. I glared at him across the table and all I could feel was hate. This really isn’t what I envisioned married life would be like at all. I’d given up on ‘happily ever after’ a long time ago. At this point I’d be thrilled if we could just stop making each other miserable. Where was God in this marriage?