Mom Awards?


So you’ve just wiped up spilled milk, scrubbed crayon off the wall, threw in your fourth load of wash for the day, wrestled up a quick, nutritious lunch for your hungry brood, kissed a hurt and sealed it with a band-aid! You’ve rocked, and lulled, and sung sweet lullabyes, while all the while just wanting to have a spare minute for yourself but you can’t find one anywhere. The day wears on and the hours are tedious and so the same with whines, and cries, and fussiness and wet diapers, and quarrels, and how come no one ever told you that motherhood assigned you referee credentials? So, you’re a mom, and when you signed up for parenthood, you were unaware of it’s strange mix of excitement, fear, joy, panic, happiness, sorrow, fun, or anxiety. But it is and there you are right up there in the top ranking of it all, and it’s awesome but it’s scary, and it’s sheer delight but it’s frustration, and it’s rewarding but it’s so time consuming. Oh so time consuming!!

Yeah, motherhood; there’s really nothing like it on the planet! It’s challenges are out of this world and it’s rocked yours to the moon and back. It’s got you booked solid ~ hook, line and sinker and drowning in it’s many demands! The hats you wear are ridiculously impossible most of the time and your sanity? Well, it’s gone south for a break and right now as you think you might go under for the very last time, know that you won’t! You won’t because motherhood job is the toppest of the top notch jobs in the whole wide world. You’ve been entrusted with gifts from heaven, all delicate ‘little life’, wrapped up and so tenderly placed in your lap. And there you are!! Smack dab in the middle of days that don’t end and nights that don’t sleep. Maybe laced with depression and baby blues and just plain difficult moments to endure. Hey mom, those gifts of life are yours to cherish, to love, and to nurture, guide, teach and train and when that journey overwhelms your beautiful soul, remember King Lemuel’s mom had some good words of advice for him in Proverbs 31: 10, 17, 25, 26, 28. She told him exactly how fortunate he would be to find a women of noble character just like you. You may be tired and exhausted but know beautiful soul, your value is outstanding…. “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies…….she sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks…she is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue….Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also and he praises her.”

God hasn’t promised pastel rainbows for your days of motherhood, in fact some days might just well be purple and red mixed with blue, but He has promised joy to the mom who seeks Him and grace for the one who walks the ho – hum of the daily journey by His side. No, your rewards won’t necessarily be seen nor given out today, there in your little kitchen nook, but your loyal works and your tedious steps will etch their memories into little hearts that will grow big and strong to become mom’s and dad’s of their own little gifts of life.

So mom, take heart! Your tasks performed faithfully today will navigate back and will find their way into your seasoned heart of hearts when all you have left are the memories of the long lost, good old days. So yeah, beautiful Mom, breathe and take a nap if you can but above all, enjoy these joyous but trying days of motherhood. They’ll be gone all to quickly. ❤

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Steadfast And Faithful

Little Thoughts For Big Days
Little Thoughts For Big Days

So every day is the same beautiful story day after day, time after time and moment by moment isn’t it? The same, beautiful, story of God’s faithfulness to His own! Oh yeah, it’s stories go beyond the impossible to miracles small and great and are etched into every run down and beaten corner of our homes, inscribed upon every weary step of our journey and in scripted into the tattered pages of our lives. God’s faithfulness? It’s been with us through thick and thin hasn’t it and so graciously serenaded us since we met Christ how ever many years ago? Our life story manifests it and over and over and over again ~ He is so faithful to the thankful heart and the lonely heart, and the pained and beautiful soul of the weary and the weak. Ahh yes, His faithfulness to us ~ so far-reaching ~ so unique and customized and so perfectly designed for our needs and it comes through wrapped in His sweet grace every single time!

So when the day ahead looks daunting and the hours appear as mountains on the horizon, Look for that gift of faithfulness and know that His mercies are new every morning. Yeah you, right where you are, know that God is there in your present moment and in the overwhelming hour of struggle. Remember when He led you out of the wilderness, parted the sea, and provided your manna? Be thankful for those times and you, beautiful soul, let your faith arise and propel you through the next hour where He can gather you up in His mercy and show you once again, His forever faithfulness and unconditional love!

So faithful through all seasons of life.
So faithful through all seasons of life.

Lamentations 3:22-23 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Psalms 36:5 Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds
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Hang In There!

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Romans 5: 3, 4, 5

“We can rejoice too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance and endurance develops strength of character. And character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment because we know how dearly God loves us, because He has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love.”

Paul speaks to all in Rome called to be saints.He points out that all are under God’s judgment of guilt. But God’s gift of justification (just as if we had never sinned) is the very heart of the Gospel. This justification, or grace, covers us, giving us allowance to enter into the presence of the King of Kings at anytime. To have the ear of a King when we choose to is unheard of. Esther risked her life to come before King Ahasuerus for the safety of her people. She was granted grace! What a privilege and what cause we have to rejoice in the hope of the glory of God! Our Gospel isn’t mere words but a life changing gift with justification bringing us Peace with God and a glorious future with the promise of productive suffering. What a springboard for us to glory in our difficulties. God customizes them to our needs and works through them to mould us, mature us and shape our character. He is our strength coach developing in us a “hang in there” attitude with confidence in His faithfulness!

Psalm 46: 1 reminds us that, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” He is faithful and over and over and over again, His faithfulness to bring us through and builds our confidence in Him. It’s in that quiet confidence in my Lord that I “trust” Him in difficult times and gain my strength. When the going is tough, He’s there to guide, and direct our steps. One of my favorite verses of comfort in times of despair is Isaiah 30: 15 “For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, “In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness (peace) and confidence (trust) is your strength.”

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