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Having a Tough Day?


“Unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.” — John 12:24

That pretty well sums up parenting…and especially motherhood. Motherhood is so daily!

Dying to self. The single seed dying to self for the greater good…the good crop. Meaning…when we truly surrender our rights to the Lord, beautiful things begin to happen within our hearts. And in our families.

In his very first sentence in the book, The Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren states a Biblical Truth: “It’s not about you.”

That single statement reminds me to get my priorities in alignment with God’s. It’s NOT about me. It’s ALL about HIM!!! The LORD! If there is a Lord (and there is) then there must be servants who do His bidding. (That’s you and me.)

The Small Catechism states “the chief purpose of man is to love God and enjoy Him forever.” We enjoy God when we obey Him. We obey Him because we believe Him when He gives us directions how to live a life which is pleasing to Him and is joy-filled for us.

And WHEN we surrender to that, He gives us His strength, in our weakness! When we are weak, then He is strong! Hang in there, Mom!

You are loved! And yes…it *is* worth it!

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This has been a word of encouragement from:

The MomCourager™
Pam Taylor, Christian Life Coach

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  1. Thank you Pam this came at just the right time. You are a very gifted lady thank you for sharing your gifts that God has given you.

    Comment by Edwina

  2. So glad the timing was good, Edwina. Thanks for your kind words. YOU are a blessing!

    Comment by Pam Taylor

  3. You’re right on as always! The more I practice this, the more I see the “field” flourishing around me! 🙂 Thank you Pam!

    Comment by Emily

  4. Beautiful, MRS. Emily Forsyth! I too, see the fields flourishing around you! Well done!

    Comment by Pam Taylor

  5. And how gracious of the Lord to give us so many opportunities to “die daily!” Hope I don’t run out of seeds! Good thoughts, Pam. Thank you for the reminder.

    Comment by sfleming

  6. So true, Susan! God is gracious that way! 🙂 And, knowing you, you will never run out of seeds.

    Comment by Pam Taylor

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