The week has been hard. We got home and hit the ground running.
Then one after another of us came down with the flu.
Emotions were low, energy was waning and it wasn't long before we had all reached the breaking point.
Today was truly a day of much-needed rest.
Most times I don't know what I'm doing. I don't know how to live as a mother on my own, doing the job of two people. It's not supposed to be like this -- yet here I am.
I know many people have done this before successfully. I'm glad for them. But this is my life, my children and my path. And sometimes the future scares me.
In the slow and quiet moments of the day, I lean in to the Everlasting Arms and let go of the burdens one by one. Let my frightened, overwhelmed little heart be held and comforted. Lift my face and look deep into the eyes of Him Who Sees me. Listen to His Spirit whisper truth I need to hear.
"Did you think I would leave you to handle this alone, Little One? I am with you. I am always with you. You go into a future I have made for you. There is nothing to fear."
Peace settles in and trust deepens.
Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. Isaiah 12:2