You Are More Than Just Enough

Description

Give yourself grace. You are doing a mighty job as a mom. It’s a calling and it deserves praise and honor. It’s tough and exhausting and an honor and privilege.

This blog is always going to be the real deal ladies. Some days I’m going to be funny – you just wait. Sometimes we talk about scooping some poop. Really, I have purple gloves to show for it.

Today, however, I just can’t get this blog post off my heart. Because I need it too. As moms, we share these traits:

WE TRY OUR VERY BEST

WE WEAR 100 HATS

WE OFTEN STAY TOO BUSY

WE SAY ‘YES’ WHEN WE SOMETIMES WANTED TO SAY ‘NO’

WE WANT OUR KIDS TO HAVE IT ALL

WE WANT TO STAY IN THE LOOP

WE DON’T WANT TO MISS THE FUN

WE WANT TO BE WHAT GOD CALLED US TO BE

WE WANT TO FEEL AND LOOK PRETTY DARN CUTE

WE LIKE OUR HOMES PRETTY SNAZZY

WE LIKE TO FEEL NOTICED AND THAT WE MATTER

WE WANT TO RAISE THE MOST GOD-LOVING KIDS and more!

I’m not going to say which of those things are good or bad – they are just a theme I’ve noticed. What happens in this crazy culture is that we get beat up. We jump onto sites like this or others and we see glimpses of everyone’s greatness and think “I’m not doing enough. I need to be more like x or do more x or less like x.” And I’m saying "WHATEVER!" Those are lies from the enemy and simply not true.

I hear the same voices and we can’t be all things to all people and be great and perfect at all of the things we are inputting into our brains on Pinterest and blogs and Facebook (which are all sites I adore and use – we just have to watch how it affects us). We can love God first, love our husbands and our kids – and do our very best with what He’s given us to do. He might stretch us and call us beyond our comfort zones. He might call us to use our gifts or talents in a brand new area or give/serve in a new and exciting way – but He never intended us to be the moms of every trade.

Just, please oh please, on this day, give yourself grace. You are doing a mighty job as a mom. It’s a calling and it deserves praise and honor. It’s tough and exhausting and an honor and privilege.

I have been BEAT DOWN lately and very recently, at the things that are suffering in my home because of this launch – and they are being resolved but a song brings it all back. I am more than enough (no more guilt) and HE IS MORE THAN ENOUGH!!!

  

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Related
Chosen
Karen Stubbs
Don't Waste Your Parenting
Christian Fellowship Church
Legacy
Karen Stubbs
Sense of Abandonment
Boyd Bailey
Life of Prayer
Karen Stubbs
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple