That’s a good thing to remember when I feel exhausted by all the demands that my kids/students/etc. make on me. I feel exhausted, then I feel frustrated, then I feel guilty for feeling frustrated. It helps to remember that Jesus himself needed to get away from the crowds every now and then and be alone and clear his head.
I’m in good company, in other words. We all are. And it’ s a comfort to know that even though Jesus wasn’t a mom, he still totally gets it.