Prayer

My Adult Children

“Lord, teach me how to pray for my adult children. I know You are greater than anything they face. Thank You that my prayers for them have power because You…

Making Wise Choices as a Mom Instead of Foolish, Selfish Choices

Are there foolish choices you need to stop making in 2019? There’s a connection between foolishness and selfishness. Yes, some foolish choices are made out of ignorance (don’t we all…

Be Still…and Stop Worry-Praying, Mom

Have you ever struggled to be still in the moment? Psalm 46:10 tells us to “Be still and know that I am God.” I’ve sung these words, recited that verse,…

Accepting A Special Needs Diagnosis

About thirteen years ago, my husband and I went on a rare date to the movies. At the time our girls were toddlers. Although we didn’t know specifics, we knew…

Autism, Meltdowns, and the Night I Almost Ran Away From Home

I found it difficult to write the words in this title. Not because they aren’t true, but because they are. Being a mom is the greatest, most fulfilling job I’ve…

Devotion on Prayer For The Hungry Heart

Someone sent me a great video clip from America’s Funniest Videos. I don’t know if it won, but I would’ve given it first place. It stars an unhappy baby who…

Be Still

Do you ever find yourself struggling with the litany of to-do’s on your never-ending lists? Do you ever struggle to be still, to take a moment and rest in God’s…

Love & Respect

Father, prepare my child to be a godly spouse if that is Your plan. “However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see…

Praying for the Men in Our Lives

I waited as long as I could for Ray to come to bed but sleep overtook me. I knew it was like so many times before that one of our…

Praying Together for Your Children Builds Your Marriage

Years ago John and I began an end-of-summer tradition of praying together for our children that helped us move into the fall with vision, unity, and clarity in how to parent…

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