To the Mom Who Feels Insufficient
Humbled and honored to write a letter addressing the mom who feels incapable in her roles and responsibilities on ibelieve.com. I've certainly felt this way many times and I know I'm not alone. Learning along the way, I've realized where my lack of capabilities exist, Christ's limitless power and capabilities begin.
Below is an excerpt from the piece. The link is available at the end to continue reading the article in it's entirety.
"I know there are times in your life when you feel incapable of your roles and responsibilities. Maybe your feelings of inadequacy stem from the most challenging job in the world—being a mother. Perhaps you feel incompetent in your career or believe you are not bringing enough to the table in your marriage or other relationships. Possibly you are enduring a particularly rough season where you think you don't measure up or are never good enough.
I will let you in on a secret. Everyone goes through a dry season or two... or ten, scraping the bottom of the barrel. I don't say this to compare hardships or make you feel guilty for your feelings of inadequacy. Your feelings and emotions are valid. Trust me, I've been in your position more times than I would like to share, and what I've learned is that everyone's "hard" is different, but it doesn't make it any less hard."
Continue reading here.