Mother, I speak life over you now.

“Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others” Colossians 3:13, NLT.

One of the worst things a woman can experience is guilt from knowing she wasn’t the kind of mother she needed to be for her children. She can think to herself, “If only I would had been a better mother, my children would not be the way they are today.” I’ve seen guilt-ridden mothers refuse to live their lives because of their past failures. As if the anger and resentment of their children isn’t enough, these women punish themselves by refusing to be happy, healthy and enjoy their lives.

The truth is, it is time for mothers to forgive themselves and go on to enjoy the rest of their days on this earth. It is also time for grown children to forgive their parents for what they did or didn’t do, and accept responsibility for their own life choices.

Mother, I speak life over you now. You will not spend the rest of your days punishing yourself for something you can’t do anything about. The Lord has forgiven you and now you will forgive you. He is helping you move forward and be happy, healthy and enjoy the life He’s given you. The Lord is helping your adult children to forgive you and accept responsibility for the life choices they’ve made. He is at work and everything will be ok. In Jesus’ name.

29 thoughts on “Mother, I speak life over you now.”

    1. Amen to this message brought tears to my eyes because I once carried guilt and shame because I wasn’t the mother God made me to be , I have five children they are grown now three of them forgive me I have two that doesn’t, but today I’m ok with that because God forgave me and I forgive me , and I pray if maybe there is a little guilt or hurt in me I ask God to heal me , and my son that disrespect me so much I forgive him as well

  1. More than needed! Reassured that I am more than ever on to the mark!!! Thank you for being my medsanger! Amen and may the rest of the crowd be just as blessed as we!! Amen

  2. AMEN!! I often think about this and I have to remind myself that I have been forgiven, and I must forgive myself. I am no longer who I used to be!!
    God bless you 💕💕💕

  3. Thank you God for this word today it a on time word that I need to hear. Thank you Father God for forgiveness, I praise holy name Amen🙏🙏🙏

  4. Thank you GOD for speaking through the writer of this devotional for years and years I have punished myself for the mother I wasn’t for my children, I abused them emotionally and mentally because I thought what I was or wasn’t doing was more important then being a mother, so that hindered me from moving forward my children are now adults and they have forgiven me for the past but I did find myself feeling guilty and trying to make up for lost time I know we can’t make up for what happen but GOD has showed me that through his word HE already knew where I was going and where I’m at now THANK you for speaking to me right where I’m at I believe your word
    PRAISE YOUR HOLY NAME AMEN!!!!❤💜💙

  5. AMEN! This is a perfect message, a perspective and fact I never saw or realized! Thank you for this message. Thank you Father God for sending this word as I know you hear me and now I hear you. You’re timing is perfect and Your plan is at work. AMEN

  6. Thank you with tears for being obedient bringing this word forth. Thank you for this confirmation. I needed this. Bless you my Sister in Christ .

  7. My daughter just sent this to me right now, it’s so beautiful and encouraging, what a great way to start my day, Releasing all the guilt and shame, My God is an awesome God, I am the apple of his eyes!!! Thank you mija , I love you Nickey ❤️❤️❤️

  8. This used to be me! For years I bore the resentment from my youngest son over the things that he alleged my own Mother did to him and for the kind of Mother I was. I was a very young Mother who made lots of mistakes and practically lived in sin. I didn’t know anything about Christ as my Savior. But about ten years ago I started down a new and different path. Jesus came into my life and I began to learn more and more about Him and forgiveness. My entire life changed! I am truly a new creature in Christ and my son has forgiven me through the power of diligent prayer and trust in God. My oldest son with whom I’ve always had a great relationship has mellowed even more and God has turned so many things around for all of us. AMEN!!

  9. Lord help my daughter to forgive me and heal her broken heart💔 and spirit in Jesus name I pray ! Amen 🙇🏿‍♀🙏🏿

  10. Yes, I agree. As a teenage mother with a mother who died when my oldest son was one, my son had to grow up with me not knowing who or who’s I am. I tried to figure it all out without knowing Christ and no one to mentor or help me in anyway. After many trials, mistakes, circumstances, situations and three sons later I met the Heavenly Father, Christ and the Holy Spirit to help me through. Although my sons are good guys, I see the effects of me not knowing who I am in some of the behaviors, questions and choices they make/made. I often feel guilty about not pouring into them at a young age, although, I am now.

    Sis. Kesha, thank you so much for this post. Blessings, Shalom and Agape.

  11. Yes my LORD Thank YOU i Receive this timely message i PRAY YOU continue to touch my eldest Child my Son Bernie to Forgive me and Heal him and our Relationship.in JESUS Name AMEN Thank You my Sister’s Kesha Dotk Ministrie GLORY TO GOD.” Soooooo on time i needed this I’ve been thinking & Praying for my Son alot lately. LOVE and GOD BLESS You All ALOHA Always Sister Chrissy Honolulu Hawai’i ❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤

  12. I so need this!! I have been living with guilt and shame for 5 years. I know God has forgiven me, but I am still working on forgiving myself. This is going to be a step forward for me!! Thank you 🙏🏻 ⚓️❤️

  13. Ms. Light, God is so so Good!! He knows hearts of his people. He has Healed all us on the Crossed. Jesus died for all us sins. He knew we were not perfect parents. We all did are very best!! I always tell myself.” I was not the pefect parent but I did my best!! So Moms, daughtets, and sisters be encouraged, and be happy in Jesus. GOD LOVES YOU ALL!!

  14. Amen, Amen. Praise the name of the Lord. He has heard my prayer and my faintest cry.
    This is the word I needed to hear. Amen. Hallelujah Jesus 🙏 🙏 🙏

  15. Thank you for that encouraging devotion. It helped me to see in a new way, leave what lies behind,press forward and believe what God says about me, not the enemy of our souls.
    God Bless and keep you all!🌈

  16. Your words hit home today. I have been haunted at times by memories of me failing my children in many ways. You reminded me that what has been forgiven should also be forgotten. I feel set free to enjoy the life Jesus has given me. Thank God His mercies are new everyday! Bless you, Kesha

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