Sweet mother of Moses military life can feel like a swift kick in the ass sometimes.
There was a time when I wouldn’t allow myself to be more than a mother. I thought that if I took on anything else I would be doing a […]
I wrote out a prayer late one night, as I so often do, and asked God to save my relationship because, “we are going down in flames.”
Even if just one of you decides the consequence for your child’s behavior, show that you are a united front by approaching the child together and discussing his behavior as a group. It shows that you support each other and, for you, that even though daddy is “head of the house,” he’s not the sole parent in charge of discipline.
You may think your children prefer you and respect you when they do things like that, but it is the exact opposite. They are manipulating you because they know you do not support your spouse in their efforts to discipline your children.
God is there the entire time, undoubtedly shaking his head, waiting patiently for me to get off of the floor and stop having a childish tantrum.
For just about everything in life, faith in God is so supremely necessary. Without it, you won’t trust God to give you what you need.
In a bathroom, all alone, crying because I’d lost what was, very likely, my only chance for free time for who knows how long, what did God want me to do?