The following post is written by Stephanie over at Treasuring MOMents. I was fortunate to discover her blog last year and have been sincerely BLESSED by her weekly posts ever since.
If you are a Mom of any age children, Stephanie’s words swell the heart in Mama-love. If you are presently raising teenagers, you will appreciate her openness.
Be blessed by Stephanie who always loves the Lord and who always keeps it real.
Lately, I’ve been learning something about myself as a mother. It’s come about in the most unexpected (and to be honest) most unwelcome way. I believe it’s laying the groundwork for something I’ve been tossing around in my mind for a while—a devotional? A book? Another blog? I’m not quite sure yet about the format, but something about being a mother and “finding myself.” I know that sounds so self-helpish and it’s certainly not my intentions. Keep in mind these thoughts are still in the very rough stages. I trust that with time, God will make things clear.
Well, going back to what I’m learning, it’s this: There is a huge difference between my children needing me and me needing my children to need me. (You might have to read that a couple of times to get what I’m saying).
So what enlightened me to this? It was losing…
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