Do you know where to get help? When life’s circumstances overwhelm you, when nothing seems to work out as planned, when the days are messy and the children are fighting all the time and you feel tired and your husband is late from work?
Okay. Something I learned this summer: doing a Challenge can cause stress. You know – you have to do something, and you feel like you have to share it – and well, life happens.
“To Timothy, my true son in the faith…” 1 Timothy 1:2. From the very first sentences in the letter to Timothy you can sense the deep love apostle Paul had for his younger brother in the faith. Paul himself didn’t have children, but he had a great father’s heart for his followers, his children of faith.
Although I like the touch of a physical book in my hands, I am getting more and more used to reading books on an iPad or iPhone.
And now, with summer break around the corner, and the prospect of a trip by car to Sweden and Norway, I am looking for books to read. Bringing a lot of books with me in the car isn’t an option, so my Kindle app sure is a great solution!
When my parenting ‘wisdom’ didn’t work out the way I had in mind, and I had to acknowledge my complete lack of patience and inner peace, I felt desperate. There were times I cried: “O Lord, I just can’t raise this child. I’m not fitted for this job!”