Welcoming God's Presence into Our Parenting
Post published by forthefamily.org.
The joy children bring to our lives is breathtaking. No doubt, parenting is an opportunity for deep, life-changing love.
It’s also an opportunity to lose countless hours of sleep and prepare more meals and snacks than one would ever think humanly possible.
The many demands upon parents today can be overwhelming and exhausting. It’s easy to ignore that sometimes we’re coasting along in a mindset of spiritual numbness.
Let us not forget the unending opportunity to lean into Jesus during this season. The all-encompassing love we have for our own children is mirrored in the love the Savior has for us.
Jesus is with us. Even when we’re distracted with life and kiddos – especially when we’re distracted with life and kiddos. Many times, we are convinced He is not with us. You know, because we can’t feel him. We can’t feel him because we are – you guessed it – distracted.
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