Yesterday, when I couldn't get online because the Internet was down...all day. And the night before, I was so tired after making dinner that all I wanted to do was sit down in the kitchen floor and just cry or scream or both. And after putting my children to bed on that same night, I felt like such an epic failure as a mother since I didn't spend enough time with my kids that day, didn't read to them enough, didn't smile enough, wasn't patient enough, didn't express my love enough, and the list could just keep going...I was reminded of the Atari.
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Sometimes I wish life would be that simple, ya know? When things aren't going the way you want them to, wouldn't it be nice to just hit the reset button? Act like nothing happened and start all over from scratch?
At the end of the day, a day where maybe we've just completely blown it, Jesus is our reset button. When I put my head down on the pillow at night, and all I feel like doing is melting into a puddle of defeat and guilt, He's there. He looks at me and simply points to the reset button. On the days you've set your expectations a little too high for yourself, remember there is only One who mastered the stress of life. Is He your Master? Don't let defeat keep you from Him. Re-set. And res