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Last Night, I Rocked Baby Jesus

I read this blog today so true!! Motherhood can be so daunting and exhausting. Maybe this is why Jesus said in

Galatians 6:9English Standard Version (ESV)

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Mom’s don’t be discouraged!!  Have a blessed day

Melanie

The Fruitful Mama

For the life of me, I have no idea why my 17-month-old couldn’t sleep last night. Finally at 2:00 a.m., I brought him downstairs so my husband could get some sleep.

We rocked. I got him a cup of almond milk. We rocked some more. I turned on cartoons. I sang to him. I got him a snack, which he gobbled up. I gave him some water, and we rocked a million times more.

Was he still feeling sick? No, his ears and tummy seemed fine. Teething? Maybe. All I knew was he was fussy and just wouldn’t go back to sleep.

I started to half-ignore him, my patience wearing thin. I dutifully rocked him, sleepily browsing Facebook on my phone and trying not to snap. Nothing was helping him anyway!

Out of the blue, the Holy Spirit made me think of this scripture:

…for I was hungry and…

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