My children are grown and gone. I now have adult grandchildren. And still that voice so many mothers recognize accuses me. It’s that voice that says, “You weren’t a good mom, and you still aren’t.”
Do you know the tale of The Little Engine That Could? The little train in that children’s story discovered he could do anything by first convincing himself that he could. So he went around continually repeating, “I think I can, I think I can…”
Marriage is a learning process. I’ve found that no matter how long you’ve been married, or how great your marriage is, there is always something new to learn. Some area that needs improvement, or things to forgive.
Do you sometimes feel like a misfit or useless? Or even worse, think of others as such? We cannot see behind their scenes, and neither can others see ours. Many did not even notice the poor widow in the temple who put all she had in the offering.