We live in a culture that defines quality of life as proportionate to the ease of that life. The problem for moms of young children, however, is that because their lives are so busy, and filled with so many interruptions, surprises, and sleep deprivation, they would not be categorized as having an easy life. Therefore, they keep waiting for their lives to become easier so that they can experience joy. I have found that if we don’t choose to walk in joy when it’s NOT easy, we won’t have joy when it IS easy. Here is a scope about it.
One of the greatest things we can teach our children, is how to wait. There are numerous reasons to teach our children how to wait. One of the most important reasons for me involved their spiritual walk. I wanted my children to learn to be humble, and diligent, and respectful, and loving and to be totally dependent on God for wisdom and direction. That type of Christian living takes faith, and faith involves trusting God and HIS timing. Learning how to wait in our daily physical walk, makes waiting in our spiritual walk much easier! Here is a scope about waiting.
What happens when a Jewish girl from Philadelphia falls in love with and marries a Christian hog farmer from a small rural town 85 miles from her home? Well, in my case, I became a Christian, but struggled to be the loving wife and joyful mother to my 4 young sons. This blog was born in order to share one tip a day that I learned, that could now help other moms learn to handle life with patience, grace and joy!
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