Great article by Jani Ortland over on The Resurgence:
Young mother, it seems like everyone wants something from you. And you’re probably already giving way more than you ever thought you could give. But even with all your giving, you might struggle with guilt—lingering, joy-drenching, energy-sapping guilt—that you should be doing more, giving more, accomplishing more.
Don’t waste that guilt. Pay attention to it. Use it. Take it out of the shadows and examine it in light of Scripture. Is this a godly grief that leads to repentance or a worldly grief that produces death (2 Cor. 7:10)? Is it life-giving or life-depleting? Ask yourself, does this bring fresh joy and peace to those nearest me, or does it add unnecessary stress and strain to my home?
In Other News
Ministry: Kevin DeYoung asks, “Does your theology make you crusty?”
Humor: True and false apologies:
Video: Mohler on reading:
In Case You Missed It
Here are a few of this week’s notable posts:
Reviewing Darrin Patrick’s Church Planter:
Mark Driscoll on a father’s need to model repentance
John Flavel on the parable of the wheat and the tares