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    I am a wife, mom of 2 beautiful children and daughter of my Heavenly Father. God has taken me through some amazing journeys. With each challenge I have learned more about His amazing Love and Grace. Take some time out of your busy, hectic day and join me as we sit in the Calm of God's Presence.

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Music and voices filled the air around me. My hands held loosely to a book with words and notes that melted together in one big blur. Unconsciously my voice sang words of praise to God but inside my heart I screamed, “I don’t want to praise you. I am hurt. I am angry. I can’t […]

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I’ve shared about Surprised by Motherhood here on the blog, facebook, twitter & instagram. It’s a book that has caused me to sit in a doctor’s office and gymnastics waiting area with tears streaming down my face. It’s a book I wish I had when my son was born. It’s a book I wish every […]

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  • RuthMay 7, 2014 - 8:01 am

    I was surprised by motherhood when I found out my heart could multiply in the love of my daughter on a daily basis. Even on the hard days, if I stop and take a moment to breath, watch and listen she is bringing joy in my heart. A heart that I felt was already full to the brim just seems to continue to find more space to capture it all.ReplyCancel

    • Mary@thecalmofhispresenceMay 7, 2014 - 11:27 am

      Isn’t it amazing how just when we think we can’t love them anymore our hearts grow bigger with love! Just wait until number 2 gets here in a few days. You will be amazed how you can love her just as much!ReplyCancel

  • Rachael HughesMay 7, 2014 - 8:36 am

    Beautifully written!! Brought tears to my eyes thinking about the guilt I feel as a single mother of 3. I never feel like I can give enough or be enough. Thank you for your encouragement today!ReplyCancel

    • Mary@thecalmofhispresenceMay 7, 2014 - 11:29 am

      Rachael I am in awe of you mothering 3 all by yourself! No matter how “less than enough” you feel please know that God gives you enough to give them just what they need. I will be praying for you!ReplyCancel

  • CrystalMay 7, 2014 - 11:15 am

    Met you many years ago when I was hanging out with your sister at Clemson. Love the blog and look forward to more!ReplyCancel

    • Mary@thecalmofhispresenceMay 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

      Crystal it’s great to reconnect again! Thanks for coming by and I hope it continues to bless you! Hope you have a very blessed day!ReplyCancel

Do you ever have days when illness going through your family has taken every ounce of energy you have? Well that is where I am today. My body is exhausted, my mind is unable to focus but my spirit is craving time to dig into God’s Word and His Presence. My soul desire is to […]

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