I hate being a parent! Not for the reasons you may think, but for all the fear that comes with being responsible for these little lives. Life was so darn easy before these kids came into my life!! I could sleep. All I had to think about was if I was going to get to the gym or what we would do that weekend. Well, I’m sure I had more to think about, but these are what I’m imagining I thought about. Who can remember that far back, right? Cut me some slack, I don’t sleep remember?
I guess I was born with that no fear gene. I never really had much to worry about, but having kids sure changed that! All I know now is since being a parent, I’ve had so much fear I never knew could exsist. Even the smallest thing like one of them running near a pointed edge coffee table can cause me to stress out! I remember, after my son came home from the hospital, telling my mom that this whole worrying thing stunk!
My pastor is doing a series about fear at church and it’s so what I needed right now. I thought I would share with all of you out there who might be struggling with some kind of worry or fear. It’s called Know God, No Fear. I think this is something many of us forget during our everyday struggles of work, family life, teaching our children and the endless loads of laundry.
You can listen to any of Pastor George’s sermons via internet on his Pod Casts. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the “Fear” series. The latest one about fear of the future will appear soon.
I’ll leave you with these verses:
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. Remember the Lord in everything you do, and he will show you the right way.” Proverbs 3:5-6
“When you go through deep waters and great trouble. I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up… for I am the Lord you God.” Is. 43: 2-3
- We had a fun slumber party this weekend. Come back to see the fun! I am going to hammer down and get some work done, so I might be late with posts on Monday. I’ll be back soon though.
- I have been working on the cutest (I think) new FREE download. Check back soon to get it!!
- Picked up some great Halloween decorations that I can’t wait to tell you about!!
- My husband just walked by. It’s sad when you get old and actually enjoy the smell of BenGay! ha.
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