Mom Overwhelm

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We’ve all been there and we know that the feeling of overwhelm, though common, is not God’s best for any of us. There may be items in your schedule God is nudging you to walk away from. Maybe He’s wanting you to take a deliberate pause and press into Him.  Maybe you just need to say no to some things. Please understand, there’s no shame in being overwhelmed. It happens to all of us. Remember too, these days won’t last forever. Don’t be afraid to ask for help where you can and don’t forget, He has you right in the palms of His hands.

Today we’re chatting about the overwhelm of motherhood. Between the three of us, we have 16 children and have experienced more than our share of overwhelm in our mothering journeys.

Links

How stess affects a child’s DNAEpigenetic Vestiges of Early Developmental Adversity: Childhood Stress Exposure and DNA Methylation in Adolescence

Verses for feelings of Anxiety

  • “casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 ESV
  • “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” Isaiah 26:3 ESV
  • “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” Romans 15:3 ESV
  • “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:28-29 ESV
  • “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” Psalm 55:22 ESV

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