Deep Thoughts

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How Satan Uses Fear to Steal Our Joy in Motherhood

You know that feeling when your child is playing with new friends at the local park, and suddenly you do not spot them anywhere You call their name, and still, they do not come running to you like you expect them to. For some mothers, it is easy to brush off. Then a few minutes later the child runs up to… Read more

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Putting Life’s Frustrations Into Perspective

My husband and I were driving home from a weekend away, and we needed groceries. We decided to stop off at an Aldi along the way. Somewhere in the mix of shopping and loading the van, I managed to lose my wallet. I didn’t realize it was gone until we arrived at home. After sending my sister on a thorough recognizance… Read more

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A Better Hope for Mothers When Life Feels Hard

Some seasons of mothering are hard. The sleep-deprivation. The frustration. The realization of our own inadequacy. The crushing of our pride. The harder-than-we-wanted-to-work hard work. The many, many needs to be met. The stretched-thin-ness of it all. Our body and soul react in ways we can’t always control: exhaustion, anxiety, unwanted emotions. We come to the end of ourselves and must cling… Read more