Today my heart may be filled with gratitude and a tremendous sense of God’s presence, and tomorrow I may have tears streaming down my face, feeling oh so alone. What do we do when loneliness threatens to overwhelm us and steal our hope and joy?
As moms, it’s easy to lose who we are in the midst of tending to the needs of others. Stress, pressure, sacrifice, responsibility, and ultimately abandonment had stripped me of who I had once been; I was lost.
Whenever I take my children to the grocery store, I must prepare myself for the onslaught of “wants”. Most of the time I prepare to say “no” over and over. Does God share that same perspective of me when I approach Him in prayer with my wants?