A helpful tidbit to help you navigate each day with love and grace.
We don’t need to feel pressured to raise our children in the same way that our friends are raising theirs, we need to raise our kids in the appropriate way for them and for the goal in mind.
I don’t ever want my children to think life is all about them. It’s so easy to get lost in our land of plenty; there are so many needs all around us and, therefore, plenty of opportunities to teach our children to have an eye for those in need.
“We are told that the oyster is wiser; that when an irritating object, like a bit of sand, gets under the ‘mantle’ of his shell, he simply covers it with the most precious part of his being and makes of it a pearl.”
… yeah, me too.
We all have the same general calling, but we are all given different assignments throughout our life.
The bottom line is that you can’t pour into your family when you yourself are empty; you will have nothing left to give.
No one can be a mom to my children like I can. It’s the one area in my life in which I am absolutely irreplaceable…