Life is full of disappointments.
I know, I know–it’s a harsh thing to say, especially on Valentine’s Day! We don’t like to admit it, but there it is. Anyone who’s been alive more than … approximately thirty seconds knows it, too–though the newborn babe would have some trouble finding the words! Surely the milk comes too slowly, the air is too cold, the diaper is scratchy. We grow up and the breakfast isn’t ready, it’s raining for the birthday party, the grade is lower than we’d hoped.
Growing up only offers more time for a heart to be slowly battered by troubles great and small.
Friends betray, loves are lost, our gifts are smaller than those around us. And if we do not give our hearts to the Father God for safekeeping; if we are not very careful, the brokenness of a fallen world can plunge us into despair.
You can read the rest of this post today; When the Dark Invades at MomHeart Online, where we’re discussing Chapter 5 of Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe!