The Flawed Proverbs 31 Woman
The above article is good for us ladies to remember. Sometimes we look at the Proverbs 31 woman, and we get discouraged that we aren't her.
One thing that helped me tremendously as a young mom, was when someone pointed out that Proverbs 31 is a description of a lady after years of experience.
God is giving us an end result example, not something that we have to be completely right from the start. It's a wonderful goal to strive for, and a sort of promise of what will come from the struggle we see every day.
So when we have those days, where the kids are everywhere, dinner is burned, we've been difficult to live with, and we just don't feel 'Proverbs 31ish, remember, God's still working on you, and He knows where you're headed. Don't let the criticisms rule you.