Teaching Forgiveness to My Children as a Neurodivergent Mother
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
3w ago
I wanted to give you tips on teaching forgiveness to children. Instead, I find myself humbled by my lack of forgiveness toward my own children. I’ve written before that special needs parenting is hard, but I haven’t written yet about my journey of coming to grips with my neurodivergence. I’ve always attributed the chaos that […] The post Teaching Forgiveness to My Children as a Neurodivergent Mother appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Find Comfort in the Glory of the Incarnation
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
1y ago
While Mary was laboring to give birth to her son and tending to him in the hours after, shepherds were going about their mundane work. On this most humble, ordinary of nights, God gave his people a glimpse of glory. Surrounded by the sounds of livestock, an angel broke through the dark, shining with the … Find Comfort in the Glory of the Incarnation Read More » The post Find Comfort in the Glory of the Incarnation appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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15 Best Jim Elliot Quotes from His Journal
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
1y ago
I recently read The Journals of Jim Elliot, edited by Elisabeth Elliot, and was reminded again that one of our “heroes” of the faith struggled with sin, doubt, and the frailty of life. Born in 1927, Jim Elliot is most famous for his death at the hands of the very people he and several other […] The post 15 Best Jim Elliot Quotes from His Journal appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Consistent Bible Reading: How to Read Your Bible Daily
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
Consistent Bible reading is an important aspect of growing in your faith. Throughout Scripture, we see the importance of time in the Word, but as a busy mom with an ever-changing schedule and desire for spontaneity, I’ve struggled with consistent time in the Word. But, learning how to read the Bible daily, is an important … The post Consistent Bible Reading: How to Read Your Bible Daily appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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10 Things You Must Know About Establishing Christ-Centered Routines
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
I love downloading daily routine lists because I’m prone to feeling like I will finally have my life organized if I follow someone else’s perfect morning schedule or daily rhythms. I follow them for a while, but they never end up being sustainable. The truth is, there is no perfect daily routine for every person. … The post 10 Things You Must Know About Establishing Christ-Centered Routines appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Don’t Call Me a Great Mom (When I’m Not Acting Like One)
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
“You’ve got this, mama!” “You’re a great mom!”   These cheerleader phrases make me feel good about myself, until the days when nothing is under control and I treat my children unkindly.   I don’t say this to gain sympathy. The fact is that some days that I act like a bad mom.   And … The post Don’t Call Me a Great Mom (When I’m Not Acting Like One) appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Seeking God as a Busy Mama
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
I’m easily distracted.   After cleaning the house for an hour, I look around and wonder what I’ve ever done. I start with the goal of cleaning the kitchen, then have to change a dirty diaper. I see the clothes on the bedroom floor, so I start a load of laundry. The boys are fighting … The post Seeking God as a Busy Mama appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Less is More: God’s expectations vs the World’s
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
What does a good mom smell like?    When we were in-process to adopt our oldest son, I obsessively cleaned and organized my home. If you’ve been pregnant and experienced nesting, this was 100 times more intense and thorough.   I was anxiously attempting to control every aspect of the adoption process, and one way … The post Less is More: God’s expectations vs the World’s appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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God Works in the Ordinary: Take Notice of the Mundane Moments
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
I live a mundane, ordinary life.   I’ve had mountaintop experiences – spiritual highs where I’ve been privileged to very visibly see God’s hand at work.   But, most of my life is filled with mundane moments.   Planning out another week of dinners. Changing a dirty diaper. Answering my preschooler’s twenty-sixth question before 8 … The post God Works in the Ordinary: Take Notice of the Mundane Moments appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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Encouragement for the Mom of a Child with Special Needs
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by Allyson | The Mundane Moments
2y ago
My husband came down the stairs to see me in tears. I threw up my hands and yelled “I’m done!” before storming off to the bedroom, leaving my husband to deal with one child’s meltdown and another child crying in a high chair.   This wasn’t my most connected moment as a mom of a … The post Encouragement for the Mom of a Child with Special Needs appeared first on The Mundane Moments ..read more
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