I have four children.
The girls are twins.
Yet all four of my children are completely unique.
I have a son who loves to run and loathes school. A strong, silent man-child who is super smart and more than a bit clumsy. A sweet, shy, girly-girl who loves her daddy. And a tomboy, mama’s girl with a personality the size of Texas.
Each of my children have their own strengths, but they each have weaknesses as well. As a mom, I often wish I could help them overcome those weaknesses, take them away, or knock some sense into them. (Whichever is needed.)
However, part of being a mom is watching your children grow into the people God intends them to be.
Sometimes, that means they have to be broken. It means accepting that He didn’t design all children to become straight-A students with ambitions of becoming doctors and lawyers. Not every kid was created to be the star quarterback.
All this is what came to mind when I was reading Christine’s post last week on InstaEncouragements.
She shared about how God brings change in our children’s lives, not moms.Part of being a mom is letting God shape your children… Click To Tweet
Are You Up For Some Family Fun This Holiday Season?
Christmas is right around the corner. If you’re looking for something to do with your family over the holiday, consider teaching them how to make their own t-shirt or decorate a coffee mug. Everyone will walk away with keepsakes and memories, which will make this holiday a hit.
Now For This Week’s Link Up!
Let’s bless and encourage one another in our walk with the Lord…
We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each week. If you are a Christian blogger, we invite you to link up and meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you’re a reader, we encourage you to visit new bloggers and discover women who love Jesus as much as you do. Whoever you are, we hope you’ll meet Jesus here.
Join us each Friday for the Grace & Truth Link-Up!
1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated.
2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent Christian Living posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate. If you have questions about Grace & Truth or link-ups in general, you can watch our YouTube video: What is a Link-Up?.
3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment. We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run. To see how to leave a link, you can watch our YouTube video: How to Link Up.
In order to be featured next week:
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Each host will choose one blog to feature in their Grace & Truth Link-Up post and promote via their social media channels next week.
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Now Let’s Link Up!Have you linked up your Christian blog posts with the Grace and Truth link up? I did! Click To Tweet
Let’s Talk About Jesus…
We are putting together an anthology that’s all about putting our faith into words.