I came across this blog post on Risen Motherhood, a blog that encourages and challenges moms to apply the gospel in their everyday parenting. I have found so much encouragement from this blog! Being home part-time, it is easy to get lost in mundane housework and routine at home. There is purpose mamas! Here are some highlights from a recent post on Risen Motherhood! For the full post, see the link below.
“Mom friends—you’re doing it. You’re fulfilling the work of ministry God has planned for you! He’s given you a wonderful gift in your children, and though the days feel long and nights, even longer, this is precisely where he wants you. Right here with your kids.
You’re exactly where you should be.
We can’t foresee all that will happen, but we can anticipate our hearts—our struggles, anxieties, and fears—and proactively preach God’s Word to ourselves.
When you struggle with feeling depleted from lack of sleep, remember that God’s grace is sufficient for each moment, that he will give you what you need with every breath you take.
When you struggle with choosing motherhood over other things, remember that for everything there is a season, perfectly planned by God for the advance of his purposes in the world.
When you struggle with a sense of purpose in the routine, remember that motherhood is a calling from God, an important work of faith and labor of love that images Jesus Christ.
When you struggle with guilt over time in God’s word, know that the basis of your salvation isn’t dependent on this, but on Christ.
You and I can embrace our need for an all-sufficient, perfectly wise Lord and Savior in this unique season of motherhood.
We can praise God for a new grasp of what it means to cling to him—because we know that when we are weak, he is strong.”
Holly Line - I am currently the Children’s Assistant and Rock Paper Scissors Preschool Assistant at Rock Point Church. I am mama to a very active toddler, Warren. If we are not at home, you can find us at the pool with my swim coach husband, Ian. I love coffee, all things crafty, and being outside. As first-time parents, my husband and I are learning the ropes of parenting and I hope to share our experiences along the way!