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How God’s Grace Helps Moms Give Grace to Themselves

How God’s Grace Helps Moms Give Grace to Themselves

Q4U: When have you seen God’s grace in your mothering?

Why is it so hard for most moms to give grace to themselves? Especially when God has abundant grace us. But most of us find it so hard to live in His goodness for us. 

We work so hard to raise our children well, often placing unrealistic expectations on ourselves. And, if I’m honest, I (perhaps you too?) I prayed, but I did things as if our boys’ future relied solely on the choices I made each day. But here’s what I’ve discovered: Mothering well is impossible if we don’t let God into the process.

I’m sharing gut-level honest on the blog this week about what I’ve learned about how God’s grace enables us mothers to give ourselves something much needed: grace.

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Award winning, aspiring novelist, Jeanne Takenaka writes contemporary inspirational fiction that deals with real-life issues with a heart to draw women closer to God and to those around them. She lives near the mountains in Colorado with her amazing husband and two exuberant boy-men. She loves being a God follower—always learning about His grace, hanging out with friends and enjoying a great cup of coffee. When she’s not writing you can find her with a camera in her hand, looking for #alittlebitofpretty in her days.

All written content and photographs are property of Jeanne Takenaka, unless otherwise attributed, and are protected by copyright.

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