How We Have Been Influenced - 7. "My children are lazy and disrespectful. There's nothing I can do. I'm just their maid."
How We Can Change - 7. "My children are lazy and disrespectful. My responsibility is to bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. I can glorify God whether they do or not." (Deut. 6:4-9, Eph 6:4)
How We Have Been Influenced - 8. "I deserve better than this."
How We Can Change - 8. "If I got what I really deserved, it would be death and hell. I am here to serve the Lord however He chooses." (Romans 5:8-11, 6:23)
How We Have Been Influenced - 9. "Nobody is going to tell me what to do."
How We Can Change - 9. "Lord, let my desire be more to please You and for You to have Your way in my life than it is for me to rebel against You." (Psalm 19:13-14, 119:9-16)
~Taken from a handout by Martha Peace at BBC Women's Conference 4-25-09