Motherhood is one of the highest and noblest callings in the world, but it can be corrupted by becoming the core of a woman’s identity.
Truth is, a follower of Christ can suffer from mental illness like anyone else.
We think our lives are best kept in safe, labeled, separated compartments. We are scared to get our hands dirty, blend and bend and reach outside our own expectations and parameters. But what happens if we invite God in?
And for about ten years…I was that teacher. I had the rare honor of truly living my dream, every single day and I loved it! But, then that moment was gone…and I was devastated. “Who am I, if I am not a teacher?”
“Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” – Luke 12:15
In dire need of a Father, our hearts cry out to be adopted, parented, and guided.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.” – Romans 8:28-29
To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.- Psalm 28:1
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:5-6
Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death? – Romans 8:35