10 Verses to Fight Motherhood Burnout
Being a mom is tiring. Whether you're a stay-at-home-mom or a working mom, it's exhausting. We are on call 24/7, 365 days a year and even when we do have a break, all we can do is think about our kids. Motherhood Burnout is all too common and can usually be cured by an afternoon alone and maybe a few sips of wine. But usually, before you can get the afternoon alone, it starts with you having a big meltdown. Am I right? I know that's how it normally goes for me. I've done some research and I've found 10 verses to help you fight motherhood burnout. Print these out and hang them on the fridge or write your favorite one on your mirror or keep them handy in the notepad on your phone. Read them often and be encouraged that what you are doing is God's work and have peace that things will get better, even as your toddler drags a chair over to the hot stove for the thirteenth time while you're cooking dinner.
Proverbs 14:1 NLT
A wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.
Romans 12:12-13 MSG
Don’t burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don’t quit in hard times; pray all the harder. Help needy Christians; be inventive in hospitality.
Galatians 6:9 NIV
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time, we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT
Trust int he Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.
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John 14:27 NLT
“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.
1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Philippians 4:13 MSG
Whatever I have, wherever I am, I can make it through anything in the One who makes me who I am.
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.