the delicate dance

courtney’s blog is a continual source of encouragement. heck. courtney is a continual source of encouragement. there are a handful of us that contribute to her blog series.

i was thinking today about courtney’s question to me, “what is God teaching me right now as a mom”?

I’m sure every mama with multiple children at multiple ages senses the tension of walking a delicate balance. the delicate balance between the joys and heartaches of our children, while often times on polar ends of the spectrum and often times simultaneously. the art of being able to smoothly transition from joys and accomplishments of one while another is struggling with heartache or disappointment.

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May 14, 2013 - 8:14 am

anna - Beautifully written.
Thank You from a mom of 3 girls 18, 17, 13.

May 14, 2013 - 9:43 am

Suzi E. - Oh my Miss Paige you have the gift of writing about something so profound, close to our hearts, so hard to grasp … and making it understandable, easy to grasp through you gift of words, and hold to contemplate, treasure and mostly importantly to implement and work on. Thank you for sharing that gift. Even in this stage at 34,33,30 and 25 of parenting daughters it continues…

May 14, 2013 - 12:28 pm

Jennifer - I save post like these so when I am going through this in a few years I will have this incredible post as encourage and wonderful Christian advice!

May 14, 2013 - 12:58 pm

Sandy J. - I wouldn’t have any other way . . I love being a Mom to my kiddos (grown kids), 23, 26, and 29. Love fixes everything . . and God always provides us with plenty :O)

May 14, 2013 - 7:49 pm

Mary - Thank you for this post. My heart needed to hear this at this very moment. Mommy of two girls 12 and 15.