“Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.” (Psalm 119:105, NLT)
What a precious gift God has given us! Through His Word, He whispers delicately interwoven words of peace, comfort, hope, and joy. And He offers us the wisdom to confidently raise our children.
As Moms, we are inundated with parenting theories and instructions. The mass quantity often leaves us overwhelmed and confused. If only our new treasures arrived neatly packaged with a manual!
Who hasn’t found themselves in a puddle of hormone induced tears struggling to get a little one to sleep in the middle of the night? Aunt Betsy, our mother-in-law, and the ten books on the nightstand all differ in their advice. How can we know the right thing to do?
The situations change as our children age, but the need
for answers doesn’t. Which school? Cell phone? Dating? College? Marriage?
Friends, wherever you may be in your season of raising children, I know the weight of the decisions resting upon you. And I know it isn’t easy.
It’s not that we shouldn’t educate ourselves, and lean into the wisdom of those who have gone before us. However, we can’t forget the one source of information that is eternal. One that will never change and never guide us astray.
The Word of God.
Within the pages, we may not find the answer to the proper age for cell phone usage. However, what we find is peace. You see, when we know the Word of God, it helps us base our decisions on His will for our lives. And when we are in His will, we cannot go wrong.
So, today, choose to start with prayer and the Word of God. Draw near to Him, soak in His wisdom, and feel the warmth of His unfailing love. He holds the answers to all your greatest needs.