Living Happily in the Tension

Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy 4th of July! I hope you are celebrating with family and friends today - somewhere near water and a grill. I hope you are thinking about freedom and how we live in THE best country.


Oh, I'm so happy to be an American. I'm grateful.

I'm also really happy to be a mother. I spent some time, recently, thinking about motherhood and freedom. Those two things don't always go hand in hand. Motherhood can be stifling, no? All that responsibility . . . whew.

But, it can also be freeing. Liberating, even. I wrote about that interesting tension for Newby Mom this month. I'd be honored if you read it - and again, Happy 4th!

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6 Responses to “Living Happily in the Tension”

  1. Courtney, I love your article.  You succinctly captured that amazing transition we experience when we become mamas.  And the phrase "limitation freed me" is resonating deeply.  Thank you.  Blessings today!

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  2. me too!  thankful for freedom in Christ, here and yes...motherhood!  Has always been my calling.  I've loved being a mom.  Happy 4th to you too!
    xo

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  3. I love being a mom, too.

    Fondly,Glenda

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  5. Thanks, Jenny!  It is always nice to know someone else "gets" you.  Motherhood is such a dynamic place :)

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