Most of us recognize His incredible power and ability to change our circumstances. It would be so easy for the Master of Miracles to calm the storms of our lives! Then why doesn’t He?
Tag: hard times
When news is heavy for you, how do you share it with children, while also processing your own emotions? Each child is unique, so consider these flexible guidelines as you talk with your children.
There is and always will be pain that is part of life, but we can find peace, hope and strength to persevere. I believe those gifts come when we can find an eternal perspective and purpose to apply to the challenges we are facing.
If you find yourself in the messy middle right now, I want to encourage you to keep at it. You’ll get through it and the result will be worth the mess. Really.
I am a mother because others made me so, through adoption and an incredible gift of six frozen embryos. None of our children will have “my eyes” or “his nose” or share any of our genetics. Every single one of them will have our love though.
It’s probably not the best mental attitude to have, but I always worry when things are fairly stable in our lives and going relatively smoothly. Why? Because I know “opportunities for growth” are just around the corner. Take July, for example….
Yes, God asks us to do hard things. But I am so grateful that I trusted God and His plans for me. His timing is always perfect, even when we are scared.
This is one of those memories of motherhood that I can look back on now and chuckle about. In the moment? Not so much. The daily trenches of motherhood are hard. Really really hard.
“I would have pulled Joseph out. Out of that pit. Out of that prison. Out of that pain. I would have cheated nations out of the one God would use to deliver them from famine.” Kimberly Henderson