How, as a mom, do I not fear what is happening in this world? And how do I help my three children to not be afraid as well? I didn’t have answers to my questions, and I was struggling to trust God. Do any of you mamas ever feel this way? Distracted? Overwhelmed? Afraid? The morning I was feeling so distracted, I stopped to spend time with the Lord as I usually do. As I sat there, He very tenderly spoke this verse from Isaiah to me... “Do not fear for I am with you, do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
Nothing on this earth lasts forever. Our bodies get old; we die. Friendships fade. Trends come and go. Even the soil is eroding away and the stars fall. So, what can we count on in a body and world that are slowly passing away? What kind of good things last forever??
I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at age twelve. I saw nothing good in that. I wished and prayed that it would go away. At the age of twenty-eight, God would change “the worst thing about me” into the biggest blessing.
I am so thankful that the Lord answers my doubts and heart questions through the truth of His word. I hope my lesson on how God multiplies faithfulness will speak to you Momma heart as well. My kids are friendlier than me. They like people more than I do. This has never been more evident …