Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping by to check out my new blog—Mama's Maze. I am truly excited about starting this blog. God placed this on my heart a while ago so it is awesome to see it come to fruition. I have never done anything like this before, so I am thrilled about venturing into uncharted territory. Writing is a passion of mine, and I love talking about the goodness of God. So what better way to put the two together than in a blog.
How did I come up with the name Mama's Maze? Well, one day as I was pondering on what the name of this blog would be, I thought about my experiences as a mother. I mean, after being in the game for five years now, what could I compare motherhood to? After much thought, the word "maze" came to mind. If you have ever been in a maze or played some type of game that had one, you know it can be challenging, frustrating, and rewarding if you ever make it through. There are so many twists and turns that it can be quite overwhelming and even tempting to just wave a white flag and surrender.
Now, I want you to imagine going through a maze in which you have a guide--someone who will help you and give you direction. All you have to do is listen to that person, and follow their instructions. Well, guess what? As a Christian, you have that guide readily available to you in the person of Jesus Christ. He is ready to show you the direction you need to go. One of my favorite scriptures is Proverbs 3:5,6. It says :
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not rely on your own understanding;
think about Him in all your ways,
and He will guide you on the right paths. (HCSB)
So why is it so hard for us to hear him or follow his commands? Why is it that as Christians our lives seem tougher? Shouldn't it be easier? We will explore those questions and many others throughout this blog.
It is my hope that I can encourage you in your walk with Christ. We will talk about many things as it relates to motherhood, "wifey"hood, and womanhood. I will share some of my experiences (past and present), some lessons learned, and those that I haven't quite got yet. This is not meant to be a blog about being the "perfect mom" or "super mom" because those people don't exist. It's about us finding our identity in Christ and seeing our role as mother through the eyes of our creator. Mama's Maze is here to remind you that you can depend on Jesus through all of the craziness.
Each of us will have different paths in our maze. I have a son who has mild autism. Someone else may have a child who suffers from an incurable disease. Another may be a single mom struggling to do it all by herself. Whatever our stories are, and no matter how different, our God is faithful to help us through all of our situations. I expect that both you and I will be challenged, blessed, and encouraged along the way.
Awesome lady of the lord.May God bless you in this endeavor.I look forward to checking out your spiritual advice.Congratulations!ReplyDelete
Daughter, I want you to know just how proud your dad and I am. We know that God has an amazing call on you and your family's lives. Continue to follow God with your whole heart and He will give you what must be posted. Just remember this, We love you!ReplyDelete
Thanks Yourmomma!! Lol!! I love you guys too! Thanks for supporting me!!Delete
Thank you so much!! I am so glad that you enjoyed it!!ReplyDelete
I'm glad you started the blog! I look forward to reading what you have to share. :-DReplyDelete
I loved it. Refreshing and Real! So proud of you. I encourage you to continue to reach forward to the Promises of God. The world needs to hear your wisdom. Looking forward to your next post! JJReplyDelete
Thank you so much!!Delete
So proud of you Bree!!! Lisa read it to me....Mama DunnReplyDelete
OH HAPPY DAY!! I get another grandchild. Praying for a granddaughter. Pray that it is God's will. Love YOU !! yourmommaReplyDelete