Lead Us Not Into Temptation, But Deliver Us from 4pm on Thursdays
Do you face Mommy Melt-Downs occasionally? Do you find yourself needing a time-out and a do-over? Homeschool mom Lea Ann Garfias knows what it’s like to feel exhausted, frustrated, and at the end of her rope. She describes that place — which for her is found at 4pm on Thursday afternoons — humorously and humbly:
“I was beside myself. If someone would have given me a thick stick, I could just smite everything. Smite my husband, smite the electric skillet, smite the computer, smite the modem, smite the clock.
Frustration hits us hard and often. We are frustrated because we’re over committed, overworked, and over-tired. We try too hard to do too much in too little time. And there’s the pressure of family, time, ministry, and relationships. Sometimes I think motherhood is this pressure cooker with no safety valve.” Read more here.