Your children can always take more than you can give and will always need more than you have, so know when to wave the white flag and ask for help. Each person’s “tells” are unique. Ask for time for yourself before you are at the end of your rope. Only we know what diminishes the divine spark we carry within us.
—Lauren Burdette, This Life That Is Ours: Motherhood as Spiritual Practice (Upper Room Books, 2019)
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Generous persons will prosper;
those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
—Proverbs 11:25 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
May I see my moments of strength and my moments of weakness as invitations to draw closer to you.
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