Thursday, August 21, 2008

sparingly or bountifully?

"But I say, whoever sown sparingly with reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will reap bountifully. So let each give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for very good work."
2 Cor. 9:6-8

As a mother I want to give to my children and my husband "bountifully." However, when I am weary and do not take time to get on my face, I find that it is all I can do to give "sparingly." Forgive me Lord. The purpose of my heart is to be poured out for my family, therefore, may it be in the grace and sufficiency that comes from on High!


a woman found said...

Praying for you Summer and your household.

Let His gentleness lead you!

He will tend his flock like a shepherd;he will gather the lambs in his arms;he will carry them in his bosom,and gently lead those that are with young. Isaiah 40:11

Crystal said...

Another great post!! Praying God gives you refreshment today. What a sweet photo of your husband and daughter : )