By Stefanie Boyles
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.
One of my favorite quotes is by Goethe, and it reads, “Cease endlessly striving for what you want to do and learn to love what must be done.” It sits on my windowsill by my kitchen sink—I can conveniently read it while doing the dishes. It’s in a strategic location—I find myself standing in front of that particular window quite often as a mom of three little ones who seem to need at least three meals a day along with countless snacks. It reminds me to find joy in the glorious mundane of motherhood. It beckons my heart to delight in this particular calling, and it reminds me to serve my family as if I were serving the Lord.
But over the years, I’ve realized a tendency in my heart to swing to the opposite side of the pendulum.…