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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Beatitudes of Motherhood {FREE PRINTABLE}





Blessed is the mom who is so overwhelmed and ready to pull her hair out, that she surrenders her life to God. She knows that she cannot rely upon her own strength. 
The Holy Spirit will fill her, she will decrease - allowing God to increase which will bring Glory to His Kingdom. 

Blessed is the mom who is grieving for her loved one. The mom who has lost a sweet baby in her womb. The mom who mourns for a child she once held in her arms. The mom who is a widow. The mom who is an orphan. The mom who has said goodbye to a dear friend. 
This time of grieving will allow the Great Comforter to wrap her up in His arms and give her rest.  

Blessed is the mom who is comfortable in her own skin, confident in her choices and satisfied with her life. She does not compare herself to the supermodel mom or cast judgement on different parenting styles. She does not boast about herself or her children, she does not seek fortune or fame. 
For she is a daughter of the most high King, her worth and inheritance cannot be measured on this earth!  

Blessed is the mom who passionately yearns for God and seeks virtue. She is an example of honesty, fairness, goodness and faithfulness. Her children will follow her and be blessed, her peers will want to emulate her. 
She will be overflowing with the greatest joy this side of heaven!

Blessed is the mom who is compassionate, thoughtful and extends grace. She has a servant heart, putting her husband's and children's needs above her own. She does not place her expectations on others. She does not manipulate. 
Because of the goodness of her heart, she will be shown much grace and will be loved and cared for. 

Blessed is the mom who has a clean heart and purified mind. She does not hold onto bitterness or unforgiveness. She chooses life-giving words and sets her mind on lovely thoughts. She speaks well of others and assumes the best about them. She does not feed her soul with worldly pleasures, immorality or vulgarity. 
She will be able to look upon the beauty of God, and see the world through His eyes.   

Blessed is the mom who creates a calm home and lives in harmony with others. She does not participate in "Mommy Wars" and does not judge other moms. She encourages her children to love one another and treat each other kindly. She is assertive - not passive aggressive. She stands up for injustice and is willing to forgive when she is wronged. She allows God to fight for her. 
God is her defender and protector, because she is a beloved daughter.


Blessed is the mom who is attacked and berated because of her love for God and devotion to her family. She does not worry about fitting in at the mom's group. She cares not about being politically correct. She has no desires for success by the world's standards. She stands firmly in her beliefs, knowing she is not alone - but God stands with her. She knows that these trials will one day be rewarded. 
She is not ruled by the earth, for she is an heir of the Kings of Kings. 


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Teachable {MOM}ent:
Don't forget who you are - a daughter of the King of Kings, an heir to Kingdom of God, a beloved Princess. A blessed mom!


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18 comments:

  1. Very fitting. And a beautiful printable. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and talent.

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    1. Thank you so much for you kind words :) Be blessed today!

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    2. I'd love to have you link up to my new blog hop, Emily. It's T.G.I.F. on BibleLoveNotes.com

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment! Blessings :)

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  3. This is GORGEOUS! And so beautifully stated! You have a gift!

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    1. Wow! Thank you so much Kasey - what a lovely compliment from someone so gifted herself! Thank you also for sharing on your facebook page :)

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    2. Yes, this is beautiful. Well thought out and written. A gift indeed.

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    3. Thank you for your sweet comment :) Be blessed!!

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  4. Hi Emily, Would it be ok if I print out enough to hand out to women at church on Mother's Day?

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    1. Absolutely! I would be honored :) Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

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  5. This is awesome! I was just thinking about the beatitudes yesterday when I was having my daily exercise and fitting some words more relevant to my day into some of them. Right on time! Thank you so much and my friend Heather Wampler Bryant for sending me over!

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    1. Thank you so much for your feedback :) Blessings!

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  6. I love this! Thanks so much for sharing.

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    1. Thank you for visiting! Be blessed :)

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  7. Oh thank you for sharing this on our FB page - what a great list. How did you come up with these? I overwhelmed with the beauty of it!

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    1. Thank you, Penny! Also - thanks for sharing :) Honestly, it was just a God-thing. I was reading the beatitudes in my bible one day and the idea was born. I studied different versions and read commentaries - but once I started writing, it just flowed.

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  8. I just read The Beatitudes of Homeschooling in today's email from Holy Spirit-Led Homeschooling, and was so inspired and refreshed by it, that I clicked on over here to read The Beatitudes of Motherhood. Wow! Thank you so much for igniting newfound inspiration and motivation inn this tired mama's heart! I truly feel blessed by reading these. THANK YOU, dear Emily.

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I really appreciate your comment! I read every one and try to reply in a timely fashion. Have a blessed day :)

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