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Grace, The Mom Thing, Write 31 Days

Mommy, You Look Disgusting And I’m Sorry About That

When my daughter was six years old, she told me I looked disgusting. The interesting thing about her delivery, however, resided in the aftermath. She landed the punch but then followed the slam with a generous ice pack of remorse, “and I’m sorry about that.” Jesus doesn’t need to say, “and I’m sorry about that” after shining a mirror on our weaknesses and failures. He raises the bar a notch by telling us, “and I’ll love you anyway”; grace and mercy.

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Grace, The Mom Thing, Transformation, Write 31 Days

Kids Can Bring Out THE DONALD In Us…as in the duck

Being told we are persecuting Jesus when we lose it as a parent is a whack upside the head. Which explains why I continue to pray to do the things I know I should do but still do the things I shouldn’t; concussions. I’ve endured many head traumas over the years from the skull whacking. And I’m hopeful Jesus takes my memory malady into consideration on judgement day.

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