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Root of Impatience #4: The Need to Control

August 22, 2023
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Proverbs 16:32 says, "Patience is better than power, and controlling one's emotions than capturing a city." 

This verse grabbed my attention because I like to be in control. In fact, most of the time when I lose control of my emotions it's because I feel out of control in some way. 

I lose my power over a situation to make it be what I think it should be, and it doesn't feel good. 

But my ability to control to this degree is an illusion anyway. 

This week, on the Million Praying Moms podcast, we're talking about how a mom can learn to control herself, letting go of her need for power and doing battle in God's power instead. Tune in now!

This episode is a reading from day seven of  Everyday Prayers for Patience.



Today's Show Notes

Everyday Prayers for Patience: Giving Yourself and Your Kids the Grace to Grow.

Grace to Grow: A 5-Day Study of Patience and Prayer

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Brooke McGlothlin is the founder of Million Praying Moms, and an ECPA best-selling author. Her latest books, Everyday Prayers for Peace, and Praying Mom: Making Prayer the First and Best Response to Motherhood speak to the power of a life partnered with God in prayer.

She’s a wife of 20+ years and mom to two teenage boys who make their home in the mountains of Appalachia, calling southwestern Virginia home.

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