I fear I was not a great mom today.
You have given these children to me, and I have not loved them well today.
I have been
I cannot believe what I have said, neither the words nor the tone. It was a hard day.
Please, God, let them be resilient. Let them remember the story books, band-aids, kisses, hugs, meals, and love. Please.
I am hard on myself. But this job is so important. I have to do it well.
I can only do it in your grace and strength. Please, Lord, help.
Thank you for your love and mercy. I can't live a day without you.
Please refresh me in my sleep. Tomorrow is a new day. Help me to love them well.
He tends his flock like a shepherd:
He gathers the lambs in his arms,
and carries them close to his heart;
He gently leads those that have young.
Please, God. Please.