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Earning Our Children's Trust Through Our Own Obedience

Perhaps the best known story in the Old Testament about obedience comes from Genesis 22, where Abraham the patriarch is commanded to offer his birthright son Isaac for a sacrifice to God. We rightly regard Abraham with respect, even awe that anyone could be so loyal to such a difficult commandment. Truly, Abraham is a great example of trusting God to the point of absolute obedience.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Ruth Simons

Motherhood is a marathon, not a sprint. Dirt and dust, accidents, crying, messy diapers, and dishes will not cease at the end of the day. We so often act like we can overcome these inconveniences of daily living in one fell swoop...like it is somehow possible to so accurately manage the unpleasantries of working in the home that we might never have to tackle those things again.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Ashley Nicholes

I pleaded for strength and hope. Could I really do this motherhood thing as I had so convinced myself when I was pregnant? Did this whole screaming child, dirty house, sleepless nights thing have to be my life as a mom? I prayed for what felt like hours. I asked Heavenly Father for inspiration. I begged Him to show me a way to grow in this new calling.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Jessica Poe

Those very tasks on our ‘To Do’ lists, those very ordinary moments in our mothering, are designed to point to Him. Yes, our tasks and chores are personalized and intentional—not to haunt but to point heavenward. The errands and efforts that fill our days contain spiritual lessons and heaven-sent love notes that help us discover Christ.

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Choosing to Love Myself | Melanie Burk

In ancient times, women’s bodies were compared to the moon—ever changing, ever beautiful, and life giving, which I find comforting and beautiful, as well as in direct contradiction to what the current media would tell us about woman’s bodies. Current fads tell us we should be one size at all times, constantly dieting, never fluctuating, and never changing. How contradictory this is to our very role as woman, mothers and givers of life!

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Choosing to Love Myself | Lisa + Addi of Hand lettered Design

Looking back, I am not the best athlete and I’m definitely not a good cheerleader, but I thought I was because that’s what my mom told me.  It was never that I was better than anyone else, just that I could do whatever I wanted to do.  And if it didn’t happen like I wanted, that was okay.  

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