When we believe in people for who they presently are, and invest in people in who they can potentially be --- we make imprints, change lives, carve history, and sustain a ministry that outlasts natural lives.
I have been reading Elisabeth Elliot's "Secure in the Everlasting Arm" and found this chapter on "The Suffering of a Housewife" just too beautiful! Here is what she wrote! A young mother asked how on earth she is to learn to love the Lord, grow in grace and be truly holy in the midst of general chaos -… Continue reading The Suffering of A Housewife
I learn that motherhood can be missional! Yes, even though we may feel insular, we mustn't be discouraged into thinking that we are not contributing for kingdom work as we look after our own family. In "Ordinary Mum Extraordinary Mission - Sharing God's Love in Everyday Life", co-author Joy French wrote, "The challenges...of the twin terrains of… Continue reading Missional Motherhood
There comes a time when we must believe that God's presence can flourish right here in the midst one messy living...right here under the roof of one frail, imperfect family... We must arrive at the point of wholeheartedly believing that motherhood, with all its glory and grime, is exactly where He wants us to be, exactly what He has called us to do... We must allow confidence… Continue reading Finding Divine Purpose in A Tough Week
I have enjoyed reading the book Discipline of a Godly Woman. One chapter that stood out to me was on the area of disciplining the mind. My daughter has recently turned 8.... (A Loomband Cake - her theme for the year) And I turn a little mushy thinking how she has so quickly grown right up before my eyes... This is what I… Continue reading Children and Disciplining the Mind
Today the school year officially closes and Mummy school officially launches 🙂 What I mean by that is two folds... Today I stood back in wonder and reflected upon all the good (and not so good) things that had taken place this year and am filled with gratitude seeing how quickly the children have grown... ...but today is also the… Continue reading How to Get Things Done with a Tot and a Preschooler in the Home
Giving our child a strong sense of identity is the most precious legacy we can leave for our children. No amount of houses, cars, money or education can replace the sense of security that peace and identity brings about in the life of a child. This morning I came across a devotional reading by Neil T… Continue reading The gift of IDENTITY