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Lysa Terquerst, president of Proverbs 31 ministry, asks some thought-provoking questions in her blog post:
Do you ever struggle with feeling like maybe God should have picked someone else to fulfill your roles — as a wife, a mom, a business owner, leader, employee, neighbor or friend?
I remember a time when I begged God to make me just like the super-organized mom I heard speak at a parenting seminar. I mentally listed what I discerned must be her secret to success and set about to imitate her. But it didn’t take long before I was absolutely miserable. I mentally beat myself up for not having what it obviously took to be a great mom. What was wrong with me?
See her in-depth reflections from Luke 1 on the reasons why Mary could have felt not up to the task presented to her, but then why Mary was able to respond to the incredible privilege of bearing the Son of God. Find the complete blog post here: