I have to be honest. Lately, I’ve been so EXCITED with this whole church plant thing. I think I must have asked Michael a hundred times, “what am I gonna do at this new church? what is my ministry gonna be? Where do you want me? What can I do? Where do I fit in with this whole new life?”. I’ve asked it over and over in different ways. He never has given me a concrete answer of where he pictured me. Now I know why, today I found this! I am not a SAHM (stay at home mom)…although I really wish I were. However, for such a time as this, God has me working part-time, and most likely full time while we get this new church launched. Anyway, this article hit me right between the eyes! Read on friend, read on!I have been thinking about a story that a friend told me a few years ago. She had spent some time with a young woman who had several small children, was very involved in her church teaching youth, a woman’s Bible study, a home school co-op, and her husband was the youth pastor. She often spoke of her “ministry opportunities” and how fulfilling they were. As my friend spent more time with the young woman this is what she observed: Her home was cluttered all the time, and not very clean. Her stove had food burned on all the burners, and her children were unruly. During one of her visits the children spent much of the time jumping on the couch!This young woman was a “stay at home mom“, who wasn’t really home! Because she wasn’t home, her home was not in order, and her children were not being consistently disciplined and trained. This precious, well-meaning woman did not understand that keeping her home and training her children was the most important ministry she could have.I have had many conversations with moms who have expressed that they are not “doing anything“. They want to be “involved in ministry“. They do not understand that being home with their children means that they are in “full time ministry“…and that every morning when their feet touch the floor, they are on the “mission field“!I officially understand what my ministry is! If God opens other doors and I am able to do anything extra then great! But for now, I sit here with tears in my eyes understanding that I have the greatest and most important ministry ever! Thank you Lord for the wake up call, and thank you Michael for never answering the question I’ve thrown at you a hundred times!I GET IT, I GOT IT, I’M GOOD!