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I know God loves my children and truly wants the best for them. Romans 8:28 reads, “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” This doesn’t mean we (or they) won’t face adversity — in fact, the Bible pretty much guarantees that we will.7 But when God allows my children to suffer, I know He will use the experience to build their faith, their patience, and their strength — and that, at the end of the day, He will produce something good.

Praying for Physical Health, Safety, and Security for Your Children

Praying for Physical Health, Safety, and Security for Your Children

  Praying for Physical Health, Safety, and Security for Your Children “Lord, Why Did This Happen?” I know I’m not the only mother who has ever questioned God’s tactics. Even my “spiritual giant” friend, Susan, found herself wondering what was up when her son Michael started suffering from violent stomach pains. Their pediatrician had dismissed

The Best Answer Isn’t Always the Right One

One of the most paralyzing parts of first becoming a new mom is the expectation that you will instinctively know what you are doing — right away. Once, after I expressed my anxiety about having my first baby, a man actually said to me, “Oh, please. Women have been squatting in fields and having babies

Winter and Spring: God Is Good

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet by Sara Hagerty. As Nate and I celebrate twelve years since the day that little boy in big-boy skin asked that naive wee thing to marry

Forget Supermom, Just Be a Super Mom

There is no such thing as a superhero mother. No Supermom. No Wonder Woman. But there are ways to still be a super mom — the best mom you can be for your particular children. Here are eight ways to stop trying to do it all and start learning to be you. After all, we

10 Books Moms Will Love

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. Now is the time to pick out some great new books for Mom that will be sure to invigorate her heart and soul! Here are some of our favorites – perfect as gifts for the mothers in your life (and you’ll love them, too!). Save up to 60%

The Three C’s of Motherhood

Loneliness is a growing problem in the United States. This is having an impact on moms. I believe that the increasing desire for celebrity stems in part from this feeling of isolation and feeling invisible in our society. Individuals feel invisible because they feel uncared for. The fact that many of us work outside the

Wonder Women

Wonder Women: Navigating the Challenges of Motherhood, Career, and Identity

Whether to lean in or opt out, go to work or work from home, win the bread or care for the kids — even have kids or not — are the choices women in America today must make. And they’re not easy to make. For whatever you decide will affect a host of responsibilities, including

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