Do you like roller coasters? Up. Down. Turning to the right. Then the left. Which way will it turn next? The thrill! The screams. The belly flops!
Roller coasters are for amusement park fun. At home, we don’t want to be roller coaster Mamas. Up. Down. Which way is Mama gonna go next? One minute she’s happy, the next minute she’s shouting. Wait for it. Am I going to get in trouble for spilling my milk?
Oh Mama, we want to be steady, renewed, whole.
“Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.” Norman Mailer
Growing into more and living a little more. Is that how you would describe your motherhood? Or are you more like retreating into less or dying a little bit?
In this episode of the Renewed Mama Podcast, I share ten ways that you can stay a renewed mama. If you incorporate these ten things into your life, I promise that you will be a renewed mama who grows, thrives, and lives abundantly. Grab a piece of paper and write down these ten ways to stay renewed as you watch this video podcast.
With each one, I want you to ask yourself, “If I add this to my life will I grow into more and live a little more?” If you don’t think you will, then ignore it. But I know you’ll want to keep all ten! Let’s go!
That countdown was good! Here they are again:
10! Stay a renewed Mama by LOOKING FOR JOY
9! DO SOMETHING NICE FOR YOURSELF
8! GET CREATIVE
7! WATCH THOSE TRIGGERS
6! GET OFF YOUR PHONE…OFF SOCIAL
5! READ GOD’S WORD, the Bible.
4! BE GRATEFUL
3! GUARD YOUR HOME ATMOSPHERE
2! GUARD YOUR HEALTH
1! Renew your THOUGHTS and what you are SAYING
Share in the comments below which of these ten things you are already doing daily. Which ones are must have’s in your day? Which ones will you consider adding to your life?
I’d love to hear from you.
Would you share this episode with another Mama? We weren’t meant to be tired, worn out, overwhelmed, exhausted, alone mamas. So share the love and the help so that we stay renewed together.
I bless you, Mama. God loves you. He delights in you. He says that you are adequate, you are enough. He said of you along with all of His creation that it was very good. Genesis 1:31
He delights in you with gladness. Let Him renew you with His love. He waits on high to be gracious to you and to have compassion on you. Isaiah 30:18
May you know His great love for you today.