When I was younger, I took a lot of risks. I drove fast, bungee jumped, learned to drive a motorcycle, traveled by myself and that’s just naming a few risky things I did. The list could go on and on. But when I became a mother everything changed. I instantly became afraid of everything. I no longer wanted to risk my life, I wanted to be cautious protecting myself and my child.
I am an overwhelmed and exhausted mom. I’m home all day but yet can’t find the time do all the things I need to get done. When I can’t find the time to do it all, I get depressed, anxiety kicks in and I break down into tears.
We work hard, do whats right and do our best to live under God’s law and yet we struggle. We look at others who do everything wrong and live a life without struggle. You can’t help to wonder why their lives comes so easily and cast judgement that they don’t deserve not to struggle. Read More
Women love to share their feelings. We can’t help it; it’s how God made us. But beware who you express your feeling to. You may find opinions being given to you are from those that may not share your same values.
My goal in life is to have my kids remember me as being a good mother.
I won’t lie and say there are times when I don’t want to be a mother. I’d don’t want to be a mother to a screaming child, I don’t want to be a mother to spoiled brat and I don’t want to be a mother to a disobedient child. There are days went I don’t want to be a mother because I want to have the freedom to do what I want when I want.
A list does me no good if I don’t follow the items I set out to accomplish. I get lazy, I dread doing the chores on my list that I hate and magically find other items not on my list to do.
We crave the satisfaction of feeling accomplished.
Ecclesiastes 6:7-9 All man’s effort are for his mouth, yet his appetite is never satisfied. What advantage has a wise man over a fool? What does a poor man gain by knowing how to conduct himself before others? Better what the eye sees than the roving of the appetite. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Whether you are tackling to accomplish cleaning your home, eliminating debt, losing weight and so on… Stop thinking about it and just do it! Just remember any progress you do is still progress.
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I’m looking over the bills today and realize we don’t have enough money. It seems as if we never have enough. We’ll never be out of debt and debt is a way of life. We’ll always carry a mortgage payment, car payment and credit card debt. That’s a fact.
My husband and I have been married for 20 years. My husband helps me around the house, he’s an involved father with our children, we love each other and are a happy couple. People see this and they envy us, they think we have the “perfect” marriage. They compare our marriage to their marriage and they just can’t understand why they don’t have what we have. What they don’t see is roller coaster ride we took to get there.
Ever wish you could turn back time and redo something you felt you did wrong? In life we make mistakes and there is nothing we can do about it. I often look back in my life to see all of the mistakes I’ve made and realize maybe they weren’t actually mistakes.
Pleasures Are Meaningless. I want a new house, new car, new furniture, a vacation and to have money without worry. Do you find yourself wanting these things too?