Editor’s Note: Enjoy this bonus article from yesterday’s post!
For as long as I can remember, my mom planned her meals each week, and this discipline is something she has passed on to me. Calling meal planning a discipline might seem surprising, but I think it’s accurate because I need to choose to do it. Many times, I don’t approach it cheerfully, and it’s not my favorite part of a weekend, but I do it because I’ve seen the benefits firsthand.
January 12, 2021
God has given us each different strengths and weaknesses, forming the beautiful picture of the body of Christ where each of us is unique. But regardless of whether we feel that organizing our lives is a strength for us, we all have to do it! As a wife and mom, there is much to keep up with in the family. I’ve got a lot to remember, and I’m likely not going to! You may have a different life situation, but it most likely involves moving parts that you need to track. Over the past few years, I’ve found several tools that have helped me keep it all straight. Maybe one of them will help you too.
January 11, 2021
I don’t like asking for help. That applies to many different areas of my life, but recently God has been showing me that I’m slow to ask others to pray for me. When an extreme crisis hits, it’s easier to ask for prayer, although even then, it’s not the first thing I think of. But when I’m just having a really tough day as a mom, when I’m weary and don’t feel like I will…
July 20, 2020