This month at www.MomLifeToday.com we are dealing with that age-old mommy problem – anger. Mom’s March MADness!
I know that I struggle with this…it’s so easy to get overwhelmed and feel frustrated. There are days when fire and smoke spew from my ears and words I’d rather keep to myself spill from my lips. It’s definitely a huge prayer in my life…that God would give me the strength to rise about the frustrations. I would like to really show the fruit of the Spirit – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22). After all God has already given them to me…why is it so difficult to use them, show them, and offer them? I believe this is another one of those things I do in God’s strength…with God’s perspective. Let us join together and pray that God will give us an overflowing of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives so that we can bless our children. And maybe stop the smoke and fire :)!
I just found your blog after seeing an article written by you in Thriving Family. Hang in there! I love your perspective and can relate to everything you say. Though I am married, I grew up in a single parent household and have a tender heart for single moms because I saw the sacrifices and struggles my own mom made to provide for us. I’m so glad your blog and book is available for those going through this same situation. It is far from easy and can often be discouraging. One day your kids will reflect on this time and call you blessed. Many prayers sent your way! Kendra