Esther MacDonald (Quebec, Canada)
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All the work of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting was finished; the Israelites had done everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses. - Exodus 39:32 (NRSV)
When we had our first baby, I became a stay-at-home mom. It was the job I had always longed for. So why was I constantly plagued by feelings of low self-esteem and futility? It was partly because I was spending too much time comparing myself to others. But it was...
When I measure my worth by God’s standards, I am always enough.
To find my God-given role
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