Marriage & Motherhood Won’t Complete You: ‘The Answer Is Always the Same. It’s Always Him.’

If we fill the longing with being generous, if we fill it by bringing healing to this place, if we fill the longing with a relationship with Him instead of a relationship with worldly status—we realize no circumstance can ever fill in the gaps.

So, I have stopped thinking it’s the next step that will get me closer to happiness. And I’ve started to focus on where my feet are now, how can they get me closer to peace and purpose today, and the answer is always the same.

It’s always Him.

**This post was written by Jillian Benfield and originally appeared on her Facebook page. See more from Jillian on her website.

Jillian Benfield
Jillian Benfield
Jillian Benfield is a former TV News Anchor/Reporter, turned military wife and work from home mom. When she was 20 weeks pregnant with her second child, she learned her son had Down syndrome. Now she’s trying to figure out how to juggle a wonderfully sassy toddler and a baby with special needs. She writes at News Anchor To Homemaker.  Jillian’s work has been featured on ABC News, The TODAY Show and Yahoo News. Follow along with her parenting adventures on Facebook!

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