I read a blog the other day. It was about a mom who left her job to become a stay-at-home mom. I was blown away by how giving she was. I find the ladies who leave high-power or even just personally rewarding careers to focus on raising their family and having the most influence on their kids to be inspirational and incredible. Those who have that calling truly are heroes.
However, this article went on to imply that a mom who desires to work outside of her home, at the very least, should consider her reasons for it. Is it to help her family financially, or is it because she doesn’t find fulfillment in being a stay-at-home-mom? If it’s the latter, she should consider if she is making a selfish choice.
This was the overarching theme of the blog.
My brain and heart and stomach and everything inside me started to churn. My first thought was that I must be more sinful and selfish than I ever thought. Continue reading “We’re not all called to that”