You’re Loved No Matter What

A Book Review

You're Loved

Stop trying to be perfect.

Really.

Stop it right now!

I’ve lived my life trying to be perfect – always doing the right thing, anticipating what others want me to be and do before they can ask. Let me tell you, it is exhausting and very wrong. God doesn’t expect us to be perfect. He loves us as we are – even the messy parts.

We believe those things in principle, but practice is harder. After all, how can God not expect the best from us? How can He not want us to do everything in our power to be the very best person and Christian we can be?

Am I Ruining My Child?

Sad Child

My son’s tears course down his cheeks and it’s my fault. My heart hurts. I gave into frustration and lost my temper. My raised voice wounded this precious child.

Before giving birth, I had this whole parenting thing figured out. I taught preschool for years. I knew how to motivate children to do right.

Or so I thought.