Doing Life for the Glory of God

There are a million successful blogs so why would anyone want to hear from me? 

It’s a question I’ve been pondering for a long time — an insecurity hidden deep in my heart keeping me from productivity and writing. See, I love to write and I love connecting with people. Part of my ministry as a stay-at-home wife and mom is that I’m blessed with time — time to share, invite, write, and connect with other women and moms. 

But how do I compete? How do I beat the algorithms, master the SEOs, and write regularly enough that I get noticed but not so much that I burn out and need a 3 month hiatus? 

I don’t. At least, that’s not what I’m called to do. 

I’m called to be loving wife and attentive mommy; I’m called to connect with people and be hospitable. I’m called to minister by being mommy, wife, and friend — not by being the best on Instagram or Pinterest. 

I’m called to do life “heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.” I’m called to obey “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.”

Whatever I do — change diapers, wash dishes, host guests, or write words — all needs to be for the glory of God. No cares need to be given on the reception. I mean, I love to write so why not write? And if someone notices then great because I also love to help and inspire too. And if I never make an income blogging or grow my following then that’s great too.

Because there’s fulfillment in doing what you love for the glory of God and leaving the results to Him. There’s joy in doing a job well done because you’re called to do so — more joy than competition can ever bring. 

So, here’s to do life for the glory of God. Cheers to all the women who are choosing to focus on their current ministry for God’s glory, not for the likes, the pins, or the shares — tell me how you do it so I can learn from you! 

Love, blessings, and coffee, 

Frannie

6 thoughts on “Doing Life for the Glory of God

  1. Frannie, it is a long time since I was a young mother and there is no way I could have had time to have written a blog….which didnt exist in those days anyway!
    I love to read abbout your life, and the way you are coping with motherhood and its joys and sorrows. You are an inspiration.

    1. Dear friend! Thank you for your kind, encouraging words! I always love hearing from you — it brings me great delight to know I have a sweet friend like you across the seas!

      And yes! You are right! Blogging can be quite time consuming and should never be my first priority. But I am glad the tidbits I do share bring joy!

      Love and blessings,
      Frannie

  2. To know you is to Love you. You are a inspiration to me. Your joy shines in your writing and I wish everybody could read your blogs. They would be filled with happy thoughts, positive post and the world could use a hole lot more of this. God Blesses me with you. Give your little man a hug for me. I hope some day I can get up there and drink a cup of coffee you and your Mom and see your beautiful little man. ♥️

  3. I prefer to read your blog any day, Frannie. I’ve missed a lot of blog posts this year but I look forward to scrolling through and catching up. And I often scroll through IG with my youngest and I’ve told her Uriah’s story so she is happy when she sees him show up in my feed and so am I!

    1. Heather! <3 This is the sweetest! I love that you share Uriah’s story with your youngest — what a precious thing that is!

      Thank you for your encouragement! It really does mean the world!

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