Thanksgiving is needed in our world and in our families right now. Not because life is easy, because it is not. Chaos, sickness, and the fear of death swirl around us. We can and should give thanks because God is on His throne. We can say, from Psalm 100, “Know that the Lord is God.
Are there nights when you whisper a desperate prayer, “God, why did you give me kids?” Don’t feel guilty. If we don’t know why we’re doing something, how can we do it successfully?