How to Hear (and Trust) God’s Voice

Written by: | September 11, 2017

As I sat down to write this post, I watched my cursor blink repeatedly for quite some time. I don’t take this privilege lightly of getting to speak into your lives as parents and as such, I pray over and, ultimately, choose my words carefully. But not too carefully....
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5 Scriptures to Pray Over Your Baby

Written by: | June 19, 2017

Looking for scriptures to pray over your baby? Start with these 5 verses and prayers to bless your child with God’s truth.I entered into motherhood not under the best circumstances. I was seventeen and a senior in high school, and my life had turned upside down. Yet it was...
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10 Bible Verses to Pray Over Your Son

Written by: | April 3, 2017

I am the mother of three sons, ages 6-27 years old. I’ve raised two sons from newborn to adulthood, and it’ll be a while until the third leaves home. As a mom of older sons, I understand clearly that they do grow up and make decisions about God—and their...
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A Prayer For 2017

Written by: | December 30, 2016

I had someone tell me the other day, “I’m so glad that I’m not raising kids in this day and age.” I know they didn’t mean it to be discouraging, but it kind of hit me deep. The emotions of doom and dread and thoughts like, “wow, yeah, it...
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How to Write Your Own Family Christmas Prayer

Written by: | December 14, 2016

Christmas means twinkling lights and sparkling snowflakes. It also means time with family and remembering God’s gift of love. Christmas can also represent a time of prayer for children. One sweet book that has taught my children about prayer is A Very Merry Christmas Prayer by Bonnie Jensen. And...
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Teaching Children to Pray Beyond Bedtime

Written by: | November 9, 2016

Praying at bedtime is a wonderful way to build a prayer routine that lasts for a lifetime.  The quiet and still moments just before drifting off to sleep are a wonderful time of day for a child to remember the love of the heavenly Father and their earthly parents....
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What Do We Do When God Doesn’t Answer Our Prayers?

Written by: | November 7, 2016

There is a deep pain that comes along with praying a prayer that hasn’t been answered. We could be praying for anything from financial provision to a spouse’s salvation, but whatever the prayer, it hurts when the situation remains without the supernatural touch you were hoping for. The Bible...
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