"Do more for your family" and "Be present in the moment" are conflicting messages that moms hear everyday. You may have heard it described as being a Mary or a Martha.
Claire McGarry felt that tension and began to look deeper at that Bible story about those famous sisters. Along the way she discovered a gift from that story.
In this episode, Claire shares her G-I-F-T method where we
G-Gauge what our stress is
I-Invite it in
F-Filter through it with God's loving eyes
T-Transform it into grace at the feet of Jesus
Meet our Guest Claire:
Claire McGarry is the author of Grace In Tension: Discover Peace with Martha and Mary, and the Lenten family devotionals, Abundant Mercy and With our Savior. She's the founder of mosaic of faith as well as a regular contributor to living faith Mornings with Jesus and Catholic Mom. She's also a freelance writer, and her work has appeared in These Days, The Secret Place, Chicken Soup for the Soul books and Keys for Kids, which is near and dear to my heart, is I looked forward to that arriving in my mailbox when I was a kid. And if that's not enough writing for you, she also blogs at shiftingmyperspective.com. Claire is a former lay missionary to Guatemala now living in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.
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Topics we cover:
You can go even deeper in the book she has written called Grace in Tension: Discover Peace with Martha and Mary.
Her book, Mary and Martha were from the Gospel Luke
Some themes you'll hear in this episode are:
Claire's favorite gadget is her DustBuster!
Link to transcript: https://www.thismomknows.com/blog/episode-62
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