When I catch myself fearfully thinking of the future of my boys (or fearfully thinking of anything- for that matter), the Lord brings scriptures to my remembrance that help me in these moments of uncertainty. The scripture 2 Timothy 1:7 states – “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (KJV). This scripture calms my mind by always reminding me that those feelings of fear are not from The Father. They are a tactic from the enemy to make me weary of defeat and failure. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Mariah Colemon
It is only through knowing Christ and having that ultimate relationship with him that I can rise above those negative feelings (most days) and find hope and promise in my role as a mother. By knowing his word and believing what it says about me, I can trust in my potential and know he has given me what I need to fill this role. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Betty Predmore
When I began to see myself through God’s love, I began to release the shame that I had been holding on to like a heavy rock, that I had been carrying in the palm of my hand all these years. It inhibited me from using my hand to do other things God wanted me to do. When the rock of shame dropped, oh my, what a relief it was! Plus, I was tired of the spiritual carpal tunnel. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Miriam Matthews, LICSW
In my mind, I had to do it all, I had to be the end all and I had to know it all. And it was great, for a time. But it was very unrealistic. When my daughter was born and I tried to maintain the delicate balance of home manager while also maintaining my holding in the workplace as a specialized dentist, my carefully crafted balancing act began to crumble. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Dr. Ashley Nicole
In speaking with countless new Moms over the years, it became quite obvious that absolutelynothing can prepare you for Motherhood except Motherhood itself! There are so many thoughts and feelings that come along on this ride and oftentimes women feel so ashamed to say, “I need help, I don’t know what I am doing!”. For … More For the Moms is Coming (and it’s gonna be GOOD!)
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However, as time went on I realized that my marriage was suffering because we did not spend much time alone together. After I realized that our marriage was not healthy, we made sure that we got to go out at least once a month. As things changed due to COVID, once the kids went to sleep we would have Netflix nights. … More For the Moms – “Bold & Brave” with Tamara South
Satan knows the power of a godly mother, and has influenced the world to see the role as mother as a burden. Children are often portrayed as burdens to be gratefully rid of when school starts back.
Let’s take back the role that God has ordained for us as mothers, seeing it as a blessing and not a burden. It is such a unique way to serve the Lord. … More For the Moms – “Bold & Brave” with Robbi Bittle