Our Children Are in God's Hands

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Mother holding newborn baby girl

I am out of control... but I mean that in a good way - a GOD way - especially when it comes to mothering my children.

Let me explain.

There are no promises from God stating that if I am a “good” parent, then my children will turn out to be godly.

Yet how many of us desperately try to be the perfect parent so that our kids will be the perfect children who then grow up to be the perfect adults? {*raising hand*}

Read the rest of Our Children, God's Hands over at I Take Joy where I am posting today.

Ruth Schwenk

Ruth Schwenk is the creator of The Better Mom, and along with her husband, the creator of For the Family. She is a pastor’s wife, mom of four energetic kids, a lover of coffee, and dreamer of big dreams. She loves leading, speaking, and blogging. Ruth is the co-author of Hoodwinked: Ten Myths Moms Believe and Why We All Need to Knock It Off and two forthcoming books with Zondervan. A graduate of The Moody Bible Institute, Ruth and her husband have been in full-time local church ministry for over fifteen years.