I have been hurt several times when I didn’t receive what I asked God for. I have had circumstances that made me say “this is too much for one person to deal with”, “why me?”, and “why did God let this happen?”.
My heart today is burning for moms who feel defeated. Moms feeling alone. Listen to me… You aren’t supposed to be her, your children aren’t supposed to look exactly like those children...
I think we as women, especially, tend to want to be all things to all people and do it all perfectly. But guess what, we can’t!
I agree with this author. Mommas tend to believe their children are perfect and can do no wrong. Parents often find themselves in denial and pain when their children make life-changing mistakes such as unplanned pregnancy and addictions. This Reblogged article by a former youth/teen pastor teaches mommas and parents how to face reality and deal with sin in their children’s life. According to the author, “Christian parents are the most challenging to relate to because they are so blinded by their own spiritual experiences and jargon”. How true is this?!
© November 6, 2018 | Schulter Etyang
I’ve been fortunate enough to associate well with older and younger people alike. Throughout the years, I’ve been privileged to lend an ear to parents and to their children within the same family. I get to hear both sides of the story. This happens often in spite of the fact that I have no children of my own. The same is true with Jenny.
A father or mother would inform me what they think is wrong with their child, and when I listen to the child, the child gives me a different view of the same situation. Sometimes, those views are as varied as chalk and cheese.
Many children who come from families where the parents are Christians find it very difficult to relate to their parents. Christian parents are the most challenging to relate to because they are so blinded by their own spiritual experiences…
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