Out of Romans 7….

Thoughts from my Momma..

The Happy Wife of a Human Husband

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A friend is struggling in her first year of homeschooling, feeling defeated by her failure to be that perfectly calm, happy mom who cheerfully controls her brood as they eagerly learn all she has prepared to teach them.  This lady is a myth!  Not a person!  We are humans, and we fail.  We are sinners who know the good we should do and do not do it.  We yell at the kids, complain about our lives, and brood over our lack.  We are stuck in Romans 7…frustrated by our inability to do the impossible and feeling defeated.

The chapter doesn’t end focused on that frustration because it brings in a Rescuer: Jesus Christ.

Romans 8 goes on to explain why we get so frustrated with trying to be perfect.  We can’t because we don’t have the ability or the strength.  Anything we do on our own is inadequate.  The frustration…

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