Monday, December 10, 2012
When adult children move back in
My 22 year old daughter recently moved back home with her two sons; ages 2 & 4. This has required some major adjustments for all of us & it has NOT been easy. There have been days filled with stress but the surprising thing for me is how much joy I find here at the end of hard! I may spend weeks being stretched & begin to think the hard will never end but then God surprises me with joy! Lots of joy!!! Stress nearly disappears, the work load seems easy (like Jesus promised! ; "My yoke is easy, My burden is light.") I am realizing again that children & grandchildren are a blessing! Even though it's hard. Psalm 127:3-5 "Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord. The fruit of the womb is a reward, like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them..."