Words to Live By

When I first started this blog, here is the stage of motherhood I was in (please note the spunky little youngster in the throes of the terrible twos):


Here’s where I am today…..with another spunky little youngster in guess what stage….Truly, I know, so blessed.

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I don’t know about you, but there are days of motherhood that I really think that I cannot go on.  That surely the Lord must have left me out to dry because I feel completely unable to go on, to do it right, to show love, to instruct, to care for everyone’s needs. These words from Lamentations 3 are often in the forefront of my mind and on the tip of my tongue….these are the promises that give me hope when I feel hopeless:

22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.

23 They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.