In a day and age when social media makes comparison all too tempting and easy, all the reasons you are a great mom may not be the first thoughts that come to your mind. We can be prone to listing our faults faster and longer than we can fill a grocery list on a holiday weekend. But those messages you tell yourself about how inadequate you are, and how you fear the mistakes you have made will scar your precious children for life are lies from the enemy of your soul. We’ve all been there. We’ve all fallen prey to the lying whispers of our enemy. God bestowed upon you the gift of mothering your particular children because you were the best one to steward, guide, and love them. God knew you would be an amazing mom! That’s why He picked you.
Never give up. Even when times are tough, even brutal, live your life. When you’re trying to keep your head above water, remember, you can make it. God is on your side.
In today’s post, Bryce shares a story about a stone lost while on vacation. God is like the lost gem. He wants you to search and find Him. Will you? Imagine with me for a moment that you are visiting a lava tube excursion on vacation. You have lights on your hat so you can see easily. Out of the corner of your eye you spot something shiny. [more]