Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Helpful Article

From an article on creatively and intentionally finding time to pray and read the Bible in even the busiest of seasons...
There are two things you can be sure of with motherhood (or life, really). The first is that God won’t change. The second is that everything else will. Just when you think you’ve found the one, true solution – the cure for sleepless nights, or disorganization, or prayerlessness – circumstances shift sideways.
After struggling to find ANY quiet time, she didn't give up (like I would have).
Starve me of prayer, and eventually I get desperate (this takes far longer than it should). The other day, I’d had enough. Kids on the couch and all, I closed my eyes, only to be interrupted: “Mummy, look at this!”; “Mummy, I’m hungry!“; “Mummy, mummy, mummy…”. For once, I was determined not to give in: “Sssh, boys, I’m praying. Wait till I’ve finished, then tell me.
Read More Here - Finding a "Quiet Time" in a Mother's Life That's Far From Quiet I'm humbled and convicted by this mother's resolve.