Prayer

All They Need

“Neenada!” My five-year-old spit out the Russian equivalent of “Stop it!” Now what? I thought. My daughter was having clothing issues again. Pants too loose? Wrong color? Too high in…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

MomPrayers for June – Love

God, give my child love for himself or herself so that he or she can love others. “For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your…

Mother-in-Law Sagas

I love to tease my mother-in-law Darlyne because the first time my husband John saw me we were at church. I was the 16-year-old cutie sitting in the back row….

5 Ways to Pray for Your Child When You Don’t Know Where to Start

In the introduction to 31 Days of Prayer for My Child, Allison Yates Gaskins says “No one knows innately how to be a good mom. Every one of us is…

Say Nothing at All

One of the greatest things the Lord has done for us is giving us older, wiser women to model godliness for us. We see these women all around us–at church…

Mom Prayers – January 13

Dear Lord, Help me to help my child grow their roots deep into the soil near the river of your wisdom, love, and truth. May my child be a tree…

Mom Prayers – January 12

  Dear Lord, Please help me to put my trust in you and live with courage. I pray I would model courage for my child. Help my child ____________ to…

The Prayer Knot

Whether you are sending your child off to kindergarten or to college, the adjustment is a hard one! It is a reminder that they are growing up and that they…

Five Ways to Draw Your Little One Closer to God

We all want to raise good kids.  We want our children to be kind and compassionate, loving and forgiving. How in the world do we teach them these things???  From my…

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